[Mailman-Users] Junk mail copied in post approvals
r.barrett at ftel.co.uk
Fri Aug 15 00:52:50 CEST 2003
On Thursday, August 14, 2003, at 09:23 pm, Mark Adler wrote:
> From the change log for 2.1:
> When a message is first held for approval, the notification
> sent to the list admin is a 3-part multipart/mixed. The
> first part holds the notification message, the second part
> hold the original message, and the third part hold a cookie
> confirmation message, to which the admin can respond to
> approve or discard the message via email.
> The consequence of this change since 2.0 is that every single junk
> mail to the list (which is nearly all mail that ends up getting held
> for approval) is copied in its full glory to the list administrator.
> This particular list administrator experiences the further consequence
> of having to give his junk mail filter mixed messages about trying to
> not mark such email as junk, yet mark other email with the same
> contents as junk mail. Even ignoring the filter problems, I'd just as
> soon not have all that email copied to me at all. It would be
> sufficient to send me an email that there is a post awaiting approval
> without even providing the from address or the subject line. I can
> always go look at the email in its less offensive raw text form on the
> Mailman disposition web page.
This patch may be of use to you:
> So is there a way to turn this off? Is there an option for this, or
> does the source code need to be modified?
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