[Mailman-Users] preserving original lists' subject prefix

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Wed Jan 3 22:14:02 CET 2007

Raymond Blum wrote:
> The
>subject prefix for each list is
>[list1] and [list2]
>It's mailman version 2.1.5
>Unfortunately I am a list owner but not a sys admin for the machine running
>mailman so I don't have any access to check the mailman installation for the
>.py file, is there a way to get that info from mailman?

The OLD_STYLE_PREFIXING setting was new in 2.1.6, so it doesnt't apply
in your case.

I am unable to explain or understand what might be happening in your
case unless the machine is running some package version of Mailman
which is modified from the base 2.1.5.

I even ran a test on a 2.1.5 installation and it worked as I expected
with both prefixes in the subject and both list's footers added to the

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San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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