[Mailman-Users] Lack of RFC822 compliant date header

Matthew Darwin matthew at davin.ottawa.on.ca
Sat Jun 12 06:36:55 CEST 1999

The newlist program generates an e-mail as follows.  I notice a lack of a
"Date: " line in the header: (I'm using qmail 1.03)


>From mailman-owner at lists.davin.ottawa.on.ca Sat Jun 12 00:32:28 1999
Return-Path: <mailman-owner at lists.davin.ottawa.on.ca>
Delivered-To: matthew at davin.ottawa.on.ca
Received: (qmail 3154 invoked by uid 2); 12 Jun 1999 00:30:43 -0400
Received: from localhost (HELO HSE-OTT-ppp33376.sympatico.ca) (
  by localhost with SMTP; 12 Jun 1999 00:30:43 -0400
From: mailman-owner at lists.davin.ottawa.on.ca
Subject: Your new mailing list
To: matthew at davin.ottawa.on.ca
X-Mailman-Version: 1.0rc1
Precedence: bulk
List-Id:  <test.lists.davin.ottawa.on.ca>

The mailing list `test' has just been created for you.  The following
is some basic information about your mailing list.

Your mailing list password is:


You need this password to configure your mailing list.  You also need
it to handle administrative requests, such as approving mail if you
choose to run a moderated list.

You can configure your mailing list at the following web page:


The web page for users of your mailing list is: 


You can even customize these web pages from the list configuration
page.  However, you do need to know HTML to be able to do this.

There is also an email-based interface for users (not administrators)
of your list; you can get info about using it by sending a message
with just the word `help' as subject or in the body, to:

    test-request at lists.davin.ottawa.on.ca

To unsubscribe a user: from the mailing list 'listinfo' web page,
click on or enter the user's email address as if you were that user.
Where that user would put in their password to unsubscribe, put in
your admin password.  You can also use your password to change
member's options, including digestification, delivery disabling, etc.

Please address all questions to
mailman-owner at lists.davin.ottawa.on.ca.

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