[Mailman-Users] Message discarded

Jim Popovitch jimpop at yahoo.com
Wed Feb 15 01:18:49 CET 2006

Mark Sapiro wrote:
> Mark Sapiro wrote:
>> Jim Popovitch wrote:
>>> When vette log says
>>>  "Message discarded" msgid: blah...
>>> What can I do to determine the reason why the message was discarded?
>> Those are moderator discards. If you want to know why the post was held
>> for moderation in the first place, look for the same msgid earlier in
>> the log.
> This is wrong. I don't know what I was thinking. Actually moderator
> discards generally log a lot more.
> "Message discarded" with only a message id and no reason occurs
> whenever a handler raises Errors.DiscardMessage without providing
> additional text. This occurs in several places.
> Examples are when nothing is left after content filtering, a post from
> a moderated user when action is discard, a post from a non-member in
> discard_these_nonmembers, a post from a non-member with generic action
> discard, some cases of a text/html post when ARCHIVE_HTML_SANITIZER =
> 0 and a post matching a header_filter_rule with discard action.

Excellent info.  Thanks Mark, I'll check into each of those areas.

-Jim P.

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