[Mailman-Users] Archives and bad timestamps

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Sat Aug 12 09:39:42 CEST 2006

At 2:13 AM -0500 2006-08-12, Brad Knowles wrote:

>>   There doesn't seem to be an option for archive sequence in the admin
>>   pages, is there an option at the shell level to use the transit time
>>   instead of the original timestamp? Should there be?
>  IIRC, if you select the appropriate option in the mm_cfg.py file,
>  what you get by default is a certain time window around what the
>  Mailman server thinks is the current date/time, and if the incoming
>  message has a "Date:" header outside of that window, then it gets
>  "corrected" to be the date/time stamp as of when the server received
>  the message.
>  I thought there was some discussion of this issue in the FAQ, but I'm
>  not seeing anything obvious come up.

As a result of this thread, I created the FAQ entry 3.63 for this 
subject.  Please let me know if you have any further questions.

Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>

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