Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at
Tue Aug 22 19:30:54 UTC 2017

On Tue, 22 Aug 2017 21:23:49 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>On Tue, 22 Aug 2017 19:37:14 +0100, Hugh Wooller wrote:
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>Apart from the wrong command "Stop", don't confuse
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>FWIW regarding those basics all mailman mailing lists work in the
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If you should know your password, and you only want to "stop" delivery.
but stay subscribed, you could send a mail with the body

set authenticate your_password
set delivery off

to ...request at lists... of any mailman mailing list.

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