[Mailman-Users] Is it possible to filter what is archived?

Mike Peachey mike.peachey at jennic.com
Thu Aug 2 10:04:47 CEST 2007

Mark Sapiro wrote:
> Mike Peachey wrote:
>> What I would like to do is filter what gets archived so that if a 
>> message originates in mailman (ie from an umbrella list) it doesn't get 
>> archived.
> I'm pretty sure this isn't what you're asking for, but you could just
> turn off archiving on all the umbrella lists so the posts are only
> archived in the 'final' lists.
> I know this results in duplicate archived messages for different
> 'final' lists, but if I'm a member of listx, I want to see listx posts
> in listx's archive regardless of whether they came directly or via one
> or more umbrellas.

If only it were that easy, the problem I have is that I have list admins 
complaining to me (and my boss' boss) that their archive is polluted 
with messages from top-level lists and they want their archive to just 
contain messages sent directly to their list.
Kind Regards,


Mike Peachey, IT
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