[Mailman-Users] Quick Question...

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Fri Aug 3 17:01:08 CEST 2007

Wes quoted me and wrote:
>> This is something that some ISPs/hosting services put in their outgoing
>> mail service in order to limit the ability of their users to send bulk
>> mail. Whether or not they consider the effect of this on the Mailman
>> service they offer to their users is unknown, but it effectively
>> limits their Mailman service to small and/or low volume lists.
>> There is nothing in Mailman itself that does this.
>Assuming a host does this, is there any type of throttling mechanism in 
>mailman?  I've had to set up throttling with a php based newsletter 
>mailer in the past, and so I presume I'll have to deal with this when I 
>move those lists to mailman, as I plan to do soon.

Mailman has no throttling mechanisms. You would have to hack the code
in Mailman/Handlers/SMTPDirect.py to create one.

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