[Mailman-Users] Writing a Mailman Script
thompson at bwcoe.com
Thu Sep 7 16:16:23 CEST 2006
When I implemented a custom handler for my server, I followed this FAQ:
Between that, the python docs that someone else mentioned and looking at the
existing handlers in Mailman/Handlers I was able to get things going with
On Wednesday 06 September 2006 21:47, Nerses Ohanyan wrote:
> Thanks. I looked at the archives, but so far I'm not seeing anything
> particularly useful. Does anyone know what exactly is being passed to
> my handler? does anyone know where msg, mlist and msgdata are defined
> (or the appropriate variables) ? Not even sure I'm making sense.
> I'll keep digging and if I find anything I'll post.
> Thanks again Brad.
> On 9/6/06, Brad Knowles <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org> wrote:
> > At 3:31 PM -0700 2006-09-06, Nerses Ohanyan wrote:
> > > I have a python script that can process an ascii text file, but I want
> > > to run this script for one of my mailing lists, so that it processes
> > > the e-mail message (the script populates my database). Where can I
> > > find help with details about writing python scripts to be inserted in
> > > a mailing list pipeline.
> > You're looking for a custom handler. Unfortunately, there don't
> > appear to be any FAQs addressing this issue, but I do know that this
> > subject has been discussed many times on the mailman-users and
> > mailman-developers lists, so you should search the archives.
> > When you find posts that provide the information you need, please
> > feel free to create a suitable entry for the subject in the
> > community-supported FAQ Wizard.
> > --
> > Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>
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> > temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."
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> > Assembly to the Governor, November 11, 1755
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