Is it possible to subscribe to mailing lists without being members of a team?

Asked by Andrea Corbellini on 2008-11-22

Can I receive mails sent to a mailing list of a team without being a member? If so, how can I do it?

I ask this because, if I have understood correctly, bug 194126 should introduce this feature, but although it is not fixed nor in progress I see in the +mailing-list-subscribers page of my teams not only the approved members but the proposed ones too.

Thanks in advance.

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Māris Fogels (mars) said : #1

Hi Andrea,

We've pushed the feature back a bit, until February or March. The registry team wants to complete some privacy features before implementing this.


And so if I see proposed members in +mailing-list-subscribers, is it a bug?

Guilherme Salgado (salgado) said : #3

looks like we have a bug in Person.addMember(). that method should not call person.autoSubscribeToMailingList() when the status is PROPOSED. Can you confirm that, Barry?

Best Barry Warsaw (barry) said : #5

Actually, it's bug 392255. I split them since 287248 is a different, less critical problem.

Guilherme Salgado (salgado) said : #6

Hi Andrea,

I'm going to fix that bug next week, so it should be ok to mark this question as answered.

Thanks Barry Warsaw, that solved my question.

Bug 392255 is private. Can you please subscribe me so I can track its status, please?

Barry Warsaw (barry) said : #9

On Jun 26, 2009, at 7:19 AM, Andrea Corbellini wrote:

> Question #52197 on Launchpad itself changed:
> Andrea Corbellini posted a new comment:
> Bug 392255 is private. Can you please subscribe me so I can track its
> status, please?

Whoops. Different Andrea. You are now subscribed.

David D Lowe (flimm) said : #10

I have the exact same question. I don't need to see the private bug report: all I want to know is:
- Is it possible to subscribe to a mailing list without joining the team?
- If it's not possible now, are they any plans to make it possible in the future?