[Mailman-Users] Approved: password header!
khillo100 at hotmail.com
Fri Aug 7 17:13:55 CEST 2009
WOWZERS.. I never knew I'd result in such a big fuss..
well I'm sorry I didn't quite understand, what should I do with this file you sent me (approve.patch.txt) ?? where should I put it and what to name it and what to do with its permissions n stuff?
I'm sorry I'm still zero in tghis stuff..
> Date: Thu, 6 Aug 2009 13:59:49 -0700
> From: mark at msapiro.net
> To: khillo100 at hotmail.com; mailman-users at python.org
> Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] Approved: password header!
> Khalil Abbas wrote:
> >my suggestion is, before I had the honor to use outlook I had Smartermail .. they have a cool feature of approving messages with passwords is to use it in the subject line itself : "[password: PASSWORD] Subject bla bla bla".. then it removes the password part of course ..
> >why don't you guys do the same? it sure beats adding a custom header and stuff .. because in html messages it's really hard to do that !!
> We do. Just not in the subject.
> As long as the incoming message has a text/plain part (i.e. is either a
> text/plain message or a multipart/alternative message with a
> text/plain alternative, we recognize and delete "Approved: passord" if
> it is the first non-blank line of the body. We also attempt to delete
> the line from any other body parts in which it appears, but in
> pathological cases, this may fail, so test first.
> If your clients insist on posting HTML only messages and can't add an
> actual Approved: header to the message, then you can try patching
> Mailman/Handlers/Approve.py to recognize "[Approved: password]" in the
> Subject: header. The attached Approve.patch.txt file contains a patch
> that might do it.
> I'll consider this as a feature for Mailman 2.2
> Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> The highway is for gamblers,
> San Francisco Bay Area, California better use your sense - B. Dylan
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