[Mailman-Users] Throwing away Implicit messages rather than holding them

Dan Mick dmick at utopia.West.Sun.COM
Mon Oct 22 21:25:52 CEST 2001

> >>>>> "JC" == Jon Carnes <jonc at haht.com> writes:
>     JC> Looking into dumping that implicit mail instead of letting it
>     JC> pile up it seems a bit more complex than editing the
>     JC> SpamDetect.py module.
> FWIW I have plans to add something like this to Mailman, but I'm not
> sure it's going to happen in time for MM2.1.  For sender-centric holds
> (i.e. is this sender a member or not?) I've now got 4 lists of
> addresses which can be used to auto-accept, hold, reject, or discard
> messages based on the email address of the sender.
> I would suggest that if you're interested in working on this, try to
> use the MM2.1 codebase so there's a chance of accepting a contribution
> later.  Also, if you want to discuss these ideas or need advice about
> implementation details, mailman-developers is a better list to do this
> on.

Also FWIW, I have a hacked module for 2.1 that does exactly this
(discard implicitly-addressed mail).  I hacked on Hold.py and
installed it into my list-specific pipeline of Handlers/ modules.
It works like a champ.

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