[Mailman-Users] problem tracking down discard reason
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Wed Dec 20 03:07:00 CET 2006
Ron Brogden writes:
> The administrator gets a discard notice but there is no mention of
> specifically why the message was discarded. Is there any option anyone is
> aware of to make logging of discards more verbose?
Unlike the Hold exception, the Discard exception contains no
information about why it was raised. As a workaround you can go
through your filters and change them to Hold instead of Discard.
Mailman will never discard anything unless the administrator has
Personally, I never use an automatic discard until I have several
thousand messages experience with the rule with no false positives.
> Is there any attribute that I can use with the msg.get method (or any other
> method for that matter) to add in a note as to why the message was actually
I don't think so, for the reason given above.
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