[Mailman-Users] Stripping an Attachment?

Larry Rosenman ler at lerctr.org
Fri Jul 29 16:47:58 CEST 2005

On Jul 29 2005, Mark Sapiro wrote:

> Larry Rosenman wrote:
> >We have a list set up with a 4000K size limit, and just the bad Microsoft
> >Extensions in the list
> >Of bad ones, not including the .DOC extension this user used.
> >
> >Why would mailman strip the .DOC?
> Content filtering does not strip based on filename extension. It strips
> based on mime content type. Just because a file is named *.doc doesn't
> mean a sender's MUA gives it a content type of application/msword when
> attaching it to a mail message.
> Also, see Brad's suggestion in another reply that you might be
> scrubbing attachments from regular deliveries.

That option is NOT set....

> > I have a PDF of the contentfilter page, but this list won't let me post 
> > it, I can send to anyone that Want/needs to see it.
> Why not just copy and paste the contents of the filter_mime_types and
> pass_mime_types boxes into a text post?
the mime types boxes are all empty....

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