[Mailman-Users] *not* sending attachments through to the list but keeping them in the archives...

Joseph Lorenzo Hall joehall at gmail.com
Mon Nov 24 20:47:55 CET 2008

Hi, I did my due diligence and scoured the interwebs for a solution to
my "problem", and came across this:


This is a response to someone who wanted to do what I want to do: I'd
like no attachments to go out to the list via email but have the
attachments available in the archive. (most people on the list do not
want attachments but a few insist that they are necessary... so I'd
like these few to be able to get their "fix" by logging into the

If I read the response above correctly, the responder seems to advise
setting up two lists with the same recipients on both (one ending in
`-archive`), setting up two postfix aliases that 1) sends to the list
via mailman and executes the archive alias and 2) sends to the archive
list and then modifying the two lists configurations such that the
first has strict content filtering and the second has no content
filtering but does archive.

Does that seem like a good, if long-winded, interpretation of how I
should do this? best, Joe

Joseph Lorenzo Hall
ACCURATE Postdoctoral Research Associate
UC Berkeley School of Information
Princeton Center for Information Technology Policy

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