[Mailman-Users] Missing possibility to stop attachments

Nigel Metheringham Nigel.Metheringham at VData.co.uk
Tue Dec 11 11:52:56 CET 2001

I've taken this set of stuff and pushed it into a FAQ entry

On Fri, 2001-12-07 at 23:21, Ashley M. Kirchner wrote:

>     You can also employ your own, external scanner, or whatever flavor
> program you want.
>     Most of these viruses/attachments come in as MIME encoded, so you can
> always use stripmime[1], or demime[2] to get that stuff off of the message
> prior to submitting it to the list.  You can go one step further, and look
> into MIMEDefang[3], which does a pletora of things for you.  There's also
> Quarantine[4], which will strip out any type of attachments to your
> message.  All of these solutions are external to Mailman (in fact MIMEDefang
> hooks into sendmail - if you're running it), so you can always end up with
> "clean" messages going through your list.
>     [1] - http://www.phred.org/~alex/stripmime.html
>     [2] - http://scifi.squawk.com/demime.html
>     [3] - http://www.roaringpenguin.com/mimedefang/
>     [4] - http://www.johncon.com/john/QuarantineAttachments/

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