[Mailman-Users] Denying attachments

David Gibbs david at midrange.com
Mon Aug 20 01:03:00 CEST 2001

There's a pretty cool patch to Mailman that integrates similar functionality.

Check out the sourceforge page and look at the patches.


At 12:02 PM 8/19/2001, Jason Fesler wrote:
> > I'm not looking to ban HTML -- too much review -- but I do want to stop
> > any post with an attachment. I had a command
> > "Content-Disposition:.*attachment" (without the quotes) but it doesn't
> > seem to be doing me much good.
>I'm doing things slightly different.
>   http://scifi.squawk.com/demime.html
>This gem strips the attachments, and *additionally* looks for the best
>form of *plain text* it can get out of the message.  If it is ascii +
>html, it keeps the ascii.  HTML only? no problem, it renders it to ascii.
>In any event, what comes *out* has no attachments, and is *plain* ascii.
>We haven't seen a single inappropriate (for *type* of content at least)
>post hit the lists since.

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