[Mailman-Developers] Can we remove nimda.txt ?

Tokio Kikuchi tkikuchi at is.kochi-u.ac.jp
Sun Oct 17 03:29:08 CEST 2004


Brad Knowles wrote:

> At 2:52 PM +0900 2004-10-16, Tokio Kikuchi wrote:
>>  Here is the diff for current NEWS file. (I believe Barry can
>>  fix my poor English.) More will come later because I get requests
>>  of merging patches personally. But, please be patient as I will
>>  check the patches and bugs for assigning to myself when it comes
>>  your turn. ;-)
>     While we're at it, can we update the documentation so that we can 
> deprecate FAQ entries 5.8 and 5.12?  It sure would be nice to not have 
> so many people asking about support questions with Mailman 2.1.5 using 
> older versions of Python, or MTAs that don't implement VERP.

Can you write a patch for INSTALL/README and upload it to SF patch
tracker? It would be highly appreciated.
I myself updated one of my server's sendmail to use 2.1.5.

>     Also, if we're going to require VERP support on the MTA with 2.1.5 
> and beyond, can we go ahead and turn on "VERP_CONFIRMATIONS = Yes" in 
> mm_cfg.py, so that we can also eliminate all the questions regarding the 
> funky subject lines which led to FAQ 4.52?

Sounds reasonable. Anyone against this?

>     On a separate matter, the way that full personalization works is 
> really, really annoying.  When enabling this on lists I manage, I've 
> gotten more complaints than on all other items combined on those same 
> lists.
>     I'm going to work out a way to hack out the most offensive things 
> and submit a patch, but has anyone else had issues with it?  Am I 
> totally out in left field, or does someone else already have a patch 
> that I haven't seen?

Tokio Kikuchi, tkikuchi@ is.kochi-u.ac.jp

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