[Mailman-Users] Message Sizes

Tex texg at cavyinfo.com
Sun Aug 10 05:16:05 CEST 2003

I'm sure this question has been asked before, but I couldn't find it in the
FAQ. I kind of need to find an answer quickly, as we are setting up our
list to take over for a previous one. 

I put in a help ticket to my web host, but they directed me here. If it's a
bug. I'll be sure and pass the info along.

Version 2.1.2

We are running a moderated list, so every message is set to be held for
review. I set the Maximum length for a messge at 8KB (we tried varying it,
all with eth same results). Normally, I'd expect (and it has worked in an
earlier software version) it to flag the message for approval, and have a
"message too big" rejection note waiting for me. Instead, the message is
sitting in the approval queue with the standard "unappropriate content"
note. We thought that it may be like the HTML notes - if a note with HTML
(such as from AOL) gets approved, it goes to the list nice and pretty with
no secondary HTML-markup-gobbledygook. So, we tried approving it. Nope, the
oversize message gets pushed out.

Is it because we have the list set to hold every message (meaning that the
Moderators will now have to be sure to review message size, as well as
content), or is there a problem? Can it be fixed, or do I need to delete
then re-install my list?

Thanks for any insight you can offer,


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