[Mailman-Users] Re: Mime stripping in 2.1b3

Barry A. Warsaw barry at python.org
Tue Sep 17 02:50:41 CEST 2002

>>>>> "WY" == Will Yardley <william+mm at hq.newdream.net> writes:

    >> If we're taking votes here, I'm all for whitelists (block all
    >> MIME by default, except that which is explicitly allowed).  I
    >> think in most cases a whitelist will be shorter and easier to
    >> maintain than a blacklist.

    WY> I agree 100%. Generally, there are only going to be a few
    WY> types of attachments you actually *do* want to permit.

MM2.1b4 will have a whitelist (pass_mime_types) for MIME types in
addition to the blacklist (filter_mime_types) that's in MM2.1b3.


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