[Mailman-Users] Request mail problems

JC Dill mailman at vo.cnchost.com
Tue Apr 17 20:50:27 CEST 2001

On 07:59 AM 4/17/01, Satya wrote:
 >[posted and mailed]
 >On Apr 17, 2001 at 16:10, Rob Gould wrote:
 >>Hi...When a mail subscriber sends a request to my server such as
 >>"help", the reply he/she gets begins with the message saying that
 >>"there were problems with the email commands you sent to Mailman via
 >>the administrative address...".  It then continues with the
 >>requested info.  I see that this only happens if the request was
 >>sent with the mail account settings set to html mail.  Is there a
 >>way around this?
 >Send the help message in plain text. Looks like mailman is responding
 >to the junk that comes with HTML messages.

Alternately, I believe you can fix this if you pipe your incoming 
subscription request address alias through demime to strip off the HTML 
before it gets to Mailman.


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