[Mailman-Users] preserve feature

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Fri Sep 2 20:25:03 CEST 2005

Sean wrote:
>In mailman 2.1.5, when tending to held posts there is a 'Preserve messages
>for the site administrator' option under the 'Action to take on all these
>held messages.' If Accept, Reject, or Discard is selected the message gets
>removed from the Administrative requests page.  Only if Defer is selected
>does the message remain there.  Am I missing something as to the
>functionality of the 'Preserve messages for the site administrator'

Checking the "Preserve" checkbox means that in addition to taking the
selected action (Defer, Accept, Reject, or Discard), save a copy of
the message in the SPAM_DIR directory. SPAM_DIR can be set in
mm_cfg.py and defaults to the 'spam' directory in VAR_PREFIX.

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San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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