[Mailman-Users] Hit a but & use of VERP
msapiro at value.net
Wed Nov 8 16:30:18 CET 2006
Larry Stone wrote:
>On Wed, 8 Nov 2006, Henrik Rasmussen wrote:
>> I am new to Mailman. I currently have two problems.
>> I am using Mailman version 2.1.5 with Postfix. I am able to send mails
>> to the list and the mails are sent to the subscribers. According to the
>> mail headers in the mails received from Mailman, Mailman actually uses
>> Problem 1) I would like to use VERP. I have read a number of
>> documents describing how to set this up, but so far Mailman is still
>> not using VERP, that is, the mails I receive from the list does not seem
>> to contain any VERPed headers.
>>  http://www.exim.org/howto/mailman21.html
>> Etc. Some describes to set VERP_CONFIRMATIONS = 1 (etc.) and other
>> documents explains to set VERP_CONFIRMATIONS = Yes ,but I have tried
>> both in ~mailman/Mailman/mm_cfg.py, without luck. I have also tried to
>> set it directly in Default.py (shame on me) but also no luck.
>I'm not an "expert" but I believe VERP_CONFIRMATIONS only controls
>confirmation messages like the parameter name implies.
Actually, in 2.1.5 VERP_CONFIRMATIONS only affects mass subscribe
invitations by putting the confirm token in the reply address and
creating a friendlier Subject:.
>of list messages is done by 1) turning on Personalization (non-digest
>options in the interface; not sure how it's done for digests) which firt
>requires OWNERS_CAN_ENABLE_PERSONALIZATION to be set in mm_cfg.py and 2)
>setting the variables VERP_PERSONALIZED_DELIVERIES and
>VERP_DELIVERY_INTERVAL in mm_cfg.py.
You don't need to personalize the list in order to use VERP. Set
VERP_DELIVERY_INTERVAL = 1
to VERP all regular deliveries, personalized or not.
Read the VERP section in Defaults.py for more information.
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