[Mailman-Users] Re: Editability of messages

Marc MERLIN marc_news at vasoftware.com
Mon Apr 15 23:09:56 CEST 2002

On Mon, Apr 15, 2002 at 07:55:01AM -0400, Tom Neff wrote:
> "Billie R. McNamara" <billie at tnhillbillie.net> wrote:
> >We are using version 2.0.8 for a moderated list.  But, we aren't able to
> >edit messages before approving them (for example, to delete just one
> >inappropriate word).
> >
> >How can we do this?
> There is a FAQ entry that wants you to hand edit various spool files, but 
> you can patch 2.0.8 to allow message editing.

I think the patch will be necessary for mailman 2.1, it unfortunately stores
the message on disk in a database format, making hand editing on the mm
server not that easy.

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