The moderator of one of the lists running on my server reported that she is unable to process a number of messages that are pending as being sent from a non-subscriber address to a subscribers-only list. Meanwhile there are five of these messages in their queue and they are getting annoyed at the daily reminders about these as they are unable to get rid of them.
The thing that these messages have in common is that they all originated from French servers.
Other messages of the same kind can be processed fine; it's just these that they cannot get rid of. If they select to do anything with these messages and submit the form, they receive the error included below.
Is this a bug that should be fixed in the code? Is there a setting that I can change to fix this? Or is there a way for me as site admin to remove these messages from the system manually?
Thank you for your time and effort.
Bug in Mailman version 2.1.4
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Traceback (most recent call last): File "/var/mailman/nlbdsmorg/scripts/driver", line 87, in run_main main() File "/var/mailman/nlbdsmorg/Mailman/Cgi/admindb.py", line 163, in main process_form(mlist, doc, cgidata) File "/var/mailman/nlbdsmorg/Mailman/Cgi/admindb.py", line 694, in process_form forward, forwardaddr) File "/var/mailman/nlbdsmorg/Mailman/ListAdmin.py", line 184, in HandleRequest forward, addr) File "/var/mailman/nlbdsmorg/Mailman/ListAdmin.py", line 373, in __handlepost syslog('vette', note) File "/var/mailman/nlbdsmorg/Mailman/Logging/Syslog.py", line 40, in write self.write_ex(kind, msg, args, kws) File "/var/mailman/nlbdsmorg/Mailman/Logging/Syslog.py", line 58, in write_ex logf.write(msg + '\n') File "/var/mailman/nlbdsmorg/Mailman/Logging/StampedLogger.py", line 73, in write Logger.write(self, "%s %s" % (prefix, msg)) File "/var/mailman/nlbdsmorg/Mailman/Logging/Logger.py", line 91, in write f.write(msg) UnicodeEncodeError: 'ascii' codec can't encode character u'\xe9' in position 116: ordinal not in range(128)
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