[Mailman-Users] Message IDs & Security
mailman at veggiechinese.net
Thu Aug 24 00:27:54 CEST 2006
On Wed, Aug 23, 2006 at 10:23:08PM +0000, Jon Loose wrote:
> I have just set up a new mailman list, which is working well. Thanks
> to the developers for this software. Very useful indeed.
> On looking at the downloadable archives, the message ids are very long
> indeed (over 100 characters). I took a look at the same file for this
> list, and the ids seem shorter. Is there any way to get shorter
> message ids? (This is just a cosmetic issue as regards reading the
> archives, but important for users.)
Message-Ids are generally set by the user's MUA (i.e., the mailer of the
person who sent the message). It's possible that a lot of people at your
site use a mailer that generates long Message-IDs - some versions of
Outlook come to mind.
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