[Mailman-Users] Can the auto-discard notification be changed?
mark at msapiro.net
Sun Jan 11 00:42:24 CET 2009
Roger Erens wrote:
>Sorry if what I'm asking for is already possible, but I couldn't find it
>in the archives.
>There's a setting that messages sent to a mailing-list by non-members
>are auto-discarded. In addition, these auto-discarded messages can still
>be sent to the mailing-list administrator.
>However, the message is only preceded by a simple
>"The attached message has been automatically discarded."
>line. It took me quite some time to figure out which application/system
>did the discarding (is it my anti-virus software on my PC, anti-spam
>software on my ISP's mail server, or ...?).
The fact that the message was From: LISTNAME-bounces at example.com and
To: LISTNAME-owner at example.com wasn't enough of a clue? :)
>Can the line that precedes the message be changed to something like
>"The attached message has been automatically discarded by the mailman
>instance that manages the mailing list <mailing list name>. The reason
>it is auto-discarded is: 'Post by non-member to a members-only list'"
>(much more like the message when a post is being held for moderation).
>Maybe a nice-to-have would be the ability for a list administrator to
>edit such lines him/herself.
Any of the above would require code modification. If you are interested
in changing it, the text is in the definition of do_discard in
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