[Mailman-Users] mailman is not "scrubbing" attachments in thearchives

James Dinkel jdinkel4 at cox.net
Mon May 7 17:24:16 CEST 2007

Mark Sapiro wrote:
> James Dinkel wrote:
>> For some reason our archive web pages try to display attachments inline 
>> instead of displaying a link to download the attachment.  If I 
>> understand correctly, this process is called "scrubbing."  From what 
>> I've read the default behavior is to scrub attachments in the archives, 
>> but it is not on mine.  This is pretty much a fresh, standard mailman 
>> (version 2.1.5-9ubuntu4.1) install on Ubuntu Dapper.
> Mailman doesn't scrub all attachments. It scrubs most, but not those
> with type text/plain and a specified character set.
> What is the MIME Content-Type: header of the attachments that aren't
> scrubbed?
> Also note that uuencoded data in a text/plain part is not an
> attachment, even though some MUAs treat it as one, and it won't be
> scrubbed.
They have all been pdf files.  Will it not scrub pdf files?  I don't 
exactly know what the

"MIME Content-Type:" is.


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