[Mailman-Users] Mime stripping in 2.1b3

LuKreme kremels at kreme.com
Sat Sep 14 22:12:33 CEST 2002

On Saturday, Sep 14, 2002, at 12:54 Canada/Mountain, Raquel Rice wrote:
> On Sat, 14 Sep 2002 11:09:24 -0700
> JC Dill <mailman at vo.cnchost.com> wrote:
>> On 10:24 AM 9/13/02, LuKreme wrote:
>>> besides the obvious "audio" and "application" what are some
>>> other good mime types to enter into Mailman 21b3 to be stripped?
>>> I don't want to
>>> strip html or pictures, just dangerous types that are potential
>>> viruses.
>> You should configure your rules so that the specific file types
>> you *allow* are exempted from being stripped, and then strip
>> everything else.  New file types are being created all the time,
>> and most of the time the new types are types you don't want to
>> allow (viruses etc.).

This is not how the mime filters in 2.1b3 seem to work.  List the types 
to be blocked.

I agree that listing the types to NOT be blocked would be much better.

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