[Mailman-Users] Approved: password header!
brad at shub-internet.org
Fri Aug 7 04:29:22 CEST 2009
on 8/6/09 9:14 PM, Stephen J. Turnbull said:
> > I'll consider this as a feature for Mailman 2.2
> I think this is unwise. The subject header is read by everybody, and
> you can't just delete it, so you have to munge it. More complexity.
> It's not so hard to add an Approved pseudo-header.
Some people really, really don't know what their software can do, and
can't be taught how to make use of advanced features. Others may be
able to learn how to use advanced features, but they are forced to use
software that is locked down into a configuration that they can't change.
So, the question becomes this -- at what point do you stop bending over
backwards to try to make seriously broken MUAs (or seriously un-savvy
MUA users) be able to have some sort of minimal functionality, and at
what point do you decide that it's too much work or opens too large of a
That's not a question I can answer.
Brad Knowles <brad at shub-internet.org>
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