[Mailman-Users] Support for filtering list postings thru external tools?

Ashley M. Kirchner ashley at pcraft.com
Tue Feb 19 23:35:17 CET 2002

Warren Toomey wrote:

> Has anybody done any work to add this functionality? I'm Python illiterate
> unfortunately, but I'm assuming that adding some extra configuration
> directives and an os.pipe() call in one of the Handlers would do the trick.

    Make life easier on yourself: don't tackle mailman, but tackle your MTA
instead.  I use MIMEDefang combined with SpamAssassin, hooked into my MTA.
This gives me the advantage of being able to scan _everything_ that comes in to
the machine, not only those destined for mailman.

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