[Mailman-Users] mailman simply *stops* sending messages

Stephen J. Turnbull stephen at xemacs.org
Sat May 21 08:20:46 CEST 2005

>>>>> "Brad" == Brad Knowles <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org> writes:

    Brad> At 4:08 PM -0700 2005-05-20, John W. Baxter wrote:

    >> If the sending MUA didn't encode it, it's an MUA error (this is
    >> NOT a new RFC)--dated in 1997.

    Brad> 	Correct, but Mailman should be able to deal with this
    Brad> issue and at least skip the message in question and continue
    Brad> processing all other messages.

+1 on that---I see raw Japanese (though normally ISO-2022-JP, which is
a 7-bit code) in attachment headers all the time.  I'm really
surprised Tokio hasn't run into this bug (and fixed it, like he always
seems to<wink>).

    Brad> 	What concerns me here is that recently we've started
    Brad> hearing a lot of people complaining about this problem or
    Brad> that, which results in messages being shunted -- but also
    Brad> causing that list to stop working.


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