Password in mailing list memberships reminder
richardfearn at gmail.com
Wed Dec 1 08:17:54 PST 2010
> Why on earth is de mailinglist sending me my password in PLAINTEXT in
> a REMINDER?
> Why does it even know what my plaintext password is?
It's just the way that Mailman (the mailing list software) works.
The Mailman manual says (from http://www.list.org/mailman-member/node15.html):
"Do NOT use a valuable password for Mailman, since it can be sent in
plain text to you."
You can turn off the monthly reminder emails:
1. go to http://mail.openjdk.java.net/mailman/listinfo/lambda-dev
2. fill in your email and click the "... Edit options" button
3. enter your password
4. find "Get password reminder email for this list?" and select "No"
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