[Mailman-Users] auto discard solution
justink at rochester.rr.com
Fri Dec 19 13:57:01 CET 2003
I have been moderating a variety of mailman lists for a while, mostly
members only. The spam wasn't too bad starting off, but now its to the
point where there are 150+ spams sitting in queue per day.
I very quickly got sick of clicking discard 150+ times a day. So I
requested permission to hack mailman. Of course the admin said no.
All I wanted to do was change the default selection from Defer to
Discard making my life a lot less tedious.
bookmarks on your browser. See tip#47 on http://www.mozillatips.com/
orhttp://www.squarefree.com/bookmarklets/ for more info.
So here is an html doc that will let you create a bookmarklet.
1. Save this to an html file.
2. Open it in mozilla/firebird (are there any other browsers?)
3. Rightclick on "Discard All" and select Bookmark Link
4. Goto mailman admin queue
5. Click bookmark
I have also set a keyword for the Discard All bookmark. So now all I
have to do is enter "discard" into mozilla's url bar and all emails in
the queue are changed to discard. Very very very handy.
I has only been tested on mailman 2.0.4 and 2.1.3 ymmv with
So I hope this solution is helpful/useful for some of you.
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