[Mailman-Users] Dealing with posts from non-subscribers efficiently

Skip Montanaro skip at pobox.com
Mon Oct 13 00:21:37 CEST 2003

    John> I run a couple of Mailman lists with a prohibition on postings by
    John> non-subscribers.  This is very effective at ensuring that no Spam
    John> gets through to the list.

    John> The only problem is that each week I have to sit down and click on
    John> the "Discard" button for a couple of hundred rubbish messages.

I wrote the attached script during the latest worm debacle.  Worked well for
me to keep the python-help list cleaned out.  At the height of the furor, I
was discarding over 1,000 messages per day.

Skip Montanaro
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