[Mailman-Developers] Mailman-Developers list's welcome mailformatting errors
mark at msapiro.net
Mon Dec 21 05:56:14 CET 2009
Gabor FUNK wrote:
>I take this broken recently or noone read or cared to report that this
>list's welcome mail have some "problems".
>Header says, it is:
>Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
>[so it is not my mailer broken]
>but body contains "<"-s instead of "<"-s.
>">"-s seems to be ok.
Thank you for your report. This was an artifact of an old HTML
sanitizing method used to protect the web interface from XSS attacks.
I have corrected that portion of the welcome message and also updated
some other old information. The new list specific portion of the
welcome is now as follows:
Welcome to the Mailman-Developers at python.org mailing list! This list
is for discussion of the Mailman mailing list management system. It
is open to people interested in improving the usability of the system,
including end users as well as mailing list managers and development
coders. All new subscribers are moderated to ensure that the list
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