[Mailman-Users] Question concerning why Mailman would discard a message was:Re:Need some help, lost messages, now getting "caught a bug error" on admin page

arif raif at speakeasy.net
Mon Jun 18 05:14:20 CEST 2001

On 17 Jun 2001 20:13:52 -0500, Ed Wilts wrote:
> On Sunday 17 June 2001 06:54 pm, you wrote:
> > I'm really hoping that someone can help me with this:
> > Mailman says that it's lost 4 messages.  There's no trace of them in
> > mailman/data, and in /mailman/logs/vette, they're all listed as
> > discarded posting -- does that mean that a list admin discarded them?
> It could be that mailman discarded them.  Check to see if they're still in 
> the data directory.
I'm pretty new to this, so I'm sorry if this is an obvious question
but having re-read the documentation, I don't think I understand 
why Mailman would discard a message.  Is there something I can do in how
I configure the list so that it doesn't do this?


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