[Mailman-Users] Digests for bounces and mail list stats?

Stephen J. Turnbull stephen at xemacs.org
Sat Feb 2 21:27:40 CET 2008

Mark Sapiro writes:
 > Dan Brown wrote:
 > >
 > >Is there a way to digest [bounce messages] into either a specific
 > >number of bounces or a timeframe so maybe at most for that many
 > >bounces I get perhaps 14 notifications instead?

 > OTOH, this would seem to be a unique situation caused by importing a
 > list of 8000 addresses, over 16% of which were invalid. I suspect on
 > lists with a less radical membership change, any digest of bounce
 > notifications would contain only one or two notices.

Sure, but does anybody just sit on the edge of their chair waiting to
be biffed that a bounce message is waiting for them?  I know I
certainly don't.  I also have my mailer set up to collect those in a
virtual folder so I can deal all such at once, rather than having them
interrupt my otherwise unbroken sequence of fan mail.<wink>

I think it would be a really good idea to digestify these by default.
Well, good enough to submit an RFE:


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