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

Raquel Rice raquel at thericehouse.net
Tue Sep 17 07:11:15 CEST 2002

On Mon, 16 Sep 2002 20:50:41 -0400
barry at python.org (Barry A. Warsaw) wrote:

> >>>>> "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.
> -Barry

Wonderful!  Thank you, Barry.  How do you like "job security"?

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