[Mailman-Users] Re: Mailman-Users digest, Vol 1 #2262 - 13 msgs

Les Niles les at 2pi.org
Fri Sep 20 22:56:52 CEST 2002

MimeDel (content filtering in Mailman >= 2.1b2) will remove vcards;
just set text/x-vcard as one of the filter_mime_types.  I wrote
MimeDel to deal with HTML junk, but getting rid of these bits of
Microsoft virus is a nice fringe benefit.


"John Jones" <johnj at ActiveState.com> wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> >> Is the a way to strip PGP signatures from messages?  Will Mime
>> >> stripping
>> >> software take care of this as well?
>> > I don't think you want this.
>> > So why do you want to stripoff privacy things?
>> PGP is a good thing.
>Okay, lets put this another way, then:
>How does one strip MS Office vcard attachments that salespeople and others
>tend to attach to -every- email as an attachment of 15kb-45kb?  You know,
>the thing that has very little in it except for an 'attachment signature'
>and contact information?  Who uses those things, anyway? ;)
>I think the intent here is not to strip people of privacy, but to remove
>unwanted extra pump traffic from your mailman/mail server.

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