No way to change default setting to mass-invite instead of mass-subscribe in admin interface

Bug #1404511 reported by Lija Natan
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GNU Mailman
Low
Mark Sapiro

Bug Description

In the administration page, I would like the option for mass-subscription to be 'Invite' by default instead of 'Subscribe'; however, I could not find any option to set the default, neither on per-list level nor in the mm_cfg.py. However, this is an important issue, since our policy is never to subscribe users without their confirmation, but admins sometimes forget to change the option to 'invite' when adding new addresses.

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Mark Sapiro (msapiro) wrote :

I've been patching admin.py on my site for years to change this default. Now (thanks for the push :) there will be a DEFAULT_SUBSCRIBE_OR_INVITE setting to control this.

Changed in mailman:
assignee: nobody → Mark Sapiro (msapiro)
importance: Undecided → Low
milestone: none → 2.1.19
status: New → Fix Committed
Mark Sapiro (msapiro)
Changed in mailman:
milestone: 2.1.19 → 2.1.19rc1
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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