J. Casas Serradilla, G. Fernandez, M. Franceschi, M. Marquina and A. Taddei IT/DCI
This article is aimed at Listbox List Owners, who may find useful this summary of the most significant improvements in this software release.
A new version of the Majordomo software (1.94.1), which is the Public Domain server software used by the Listbox Service, has been put into production on March 4th. This new version fixes a certain number of bugs, it improves the general level of the code quality and it offers some new features. Moreover, this new version allows us to integrate the CERN added value in a better way.
newintro, are used to retrieve and modify the introduction file that is sent only to new subscribers. This is now different from the `info' file, which (potentially) anyone can see.
cancelis an alias for
approve <PASSWORD> <LIST> who
whocommand includes a subscriber count.
introprivacy can be separately defined for each list, so that anyone, list members or nobody can use them. Any restrictions can be overridden by the
`subscribe'command have been improved. They contain more reasons why a confirmation request may not be received.