[Mailman-Users] How to discard spam without review

Carl Appellof cappello at legato.com
Wed Dec 13 18:34:18 CET 2000

> At 8:46 AM -0500 12/13/00, George Dinwiddie wrote:
> >I'd say that's a job appropriate for procmail rather than the mailing
> >list manager.

Chuq Von Rospach replies:
> at one level, yes. At a practical level, no -- because that'd 
> preclude someone from configuring it via the mailman web pages, and 
> would require them to have shell access to the machine, and would 
> require separate procmailrcs for every list on the machine (and to 
> learn procmail). You don't want your admins jumping through all those 
> hoops unless you absolutely have to.
> -- 

And Mailman already has a fine interface for setting up your spam filters
based on content.  In my case, the mail isn't reall "spam".  It's just mail
I'd prefer not to archive nor send to the mailing list.


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