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From Louis Suárez-Potts <>
Subject Re: [ML] Please state that the mail was approved and that the author is not subscribed to the ML
Date Tue, 08 May 2012 23:21:50 GMT

Marcus (OOo) wrote:
> Am 05/09/2012 12:07 AM, schrieb Simon Phipps:
>> On 8 May 2012, at 22:55, Marcus (OOo) wrote:
>>> When you as ML moderator approve a post to a mailing list, please
>>> can you also state that the author is not subscribed to the ML and
>>> that everybody who wants to replay has to CC'ing the author?
>>> This would be very helpful from the start of the first posting.
>> As a moderator, I am not aware of any way to do this; the moderator
>> has no means to add a comment to an approved posting. It is possible
>> to tell from the message headers that a message has been moderated,
>> so perhaps you could add a rule/macro to your mail client to add the
>> originator as a cc on any reply when this header is present?
> I remember that it was possible with the old OOo mailing lists. I
> cannot believe that this is gone even when here a different ML service
> is working. ;-)
> If you can tell me how to do it in Thnderbird I can give it a try.

Indeed, it was and remains possible with the OOo ML, and we used the same technology, much
to the annoyance of some.

Probably we can find out by asking those who implemented it what they did, but if I recall,
it was a simple insertion of [moderated] via script to the message needing approval.
> Marcus

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