[Mailman-Users] Archives and bad timestamps
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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