[Mailman-Users] Some notes on mailman...

David Smead smead at amplepower.com
Thu May 18 16:47:48 CEST 2000

I may have missed part of the discussion, but Python has modules called
mimetools and multifile which can be used to extract messages and
attachments from email.


David Smead

On Wed, 17 May 2000, Chuq Von Rospach wrote:

> At 10:00 AM +0200 5/17/2000, Fil wrote:
> >  > MIME content, not to reject it. If we have a case that requires
> >>  plain-text, there are de-mime scripts that can front-end the server
> >>  address and strip a MIME message to the text part.
> >
> >Can you point to a good one ?
> Here's one (in perl) that works well:
> 	<http://scifi.squawk.com/demime.html>
> >  > 3) no -subscribe or -unsubscribe address. Priority: low. Majordomo
> >>  didn't do that, either, it was all my custom scripting. I can add
> >>  that in again.
> >
> >I've hacked this as follows : in /etc/aliases, add
> ooh. using procmail. I hadn't thought of that. Very nice. Thanks!
> >Thanks for your text. I think you might consider this one also : when a
> >message needs moderation, having the server send a copy of the message to
> >the admins would be o so great.
> I like this; in fact, I'd go a bit further. include the message, and 
> an approval cookie. The admin can then e-mail back the approval 
> cookie (and optionally a modified version of the message), or the 
> cookie back with a reject code. that way, the moderation (with 
> message cleanup) could be done purely via e-mail, which (IMHO) isn't 
> as easy as web, but sometimes more convenient, or at least faster. 
> Not everyone has browsers available 100% of the time, although we're 
> getting closer.
> -- 
> Chuq Von Rospach - Plaidworks Consulting (mailto:chuqui at plaidworks.com)
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