[Mailman-Users] modify auto-discard message

Christopher Adams chris.a.adams at state.or.us
Thu Jan 19 21:08:21 CET 2006

I would like to be able to auto discard messages from non-members and 
generate a more descriptive message to list owners or senders. Currently 
the subject is:

Auto-discard notification

and the message is:

The attached message has been automatically discarded.

I searched the archives and found some mention of a patch from 2003 that 
allows a modification and I am wondering if anyone has other ideas about 
how to do this. The message is somewhat misleading to novices. I would 
allow notifications to the list owners when a message is auto-discarded, 
but they tend to get confused as to what actually happened.

One other option would be to select 'Reject' and add a rejection notice, 
but I would like as little communication with non-members as possible, 
as many are spammers. However, the list owner should know when a message 
is discarded and why.

Any suggestions would be helpful


Christopher Adams

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