[Mailman-Users] HTML messages not passed, content filtering settings ignored

Christian Stalberg cstalberg at web-analysts.net
Sat Nov 28 15:22:38 CET 2009

   I am using digests. here is the header of the digest I am receiving
   with the header of one of its messages:

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      3. Lawyers: government misconduct in halliburton case (Admin)
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   Date: Thu, 26 Nov 2009 11:13:40 -0500 (EST)
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   Subject: [halliburtonwatch] Lawyers: government misconduct in
       halliburton case
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      Lawyers: government misconduct in halliburton case
      By PETE YOST (AP) 1 hour ago

      WASHINGTON Defense lawyers are...
   Now here's the header of that same message sent to the list for

   From line     From admin at halliburtonwatch.net Thu Nov 26 11:13:42 2009
   From:     Admin <admin at halliburtonwatch.net>
   Subject:     Lawyers: government misconduct in halliburton case
   To:     halliburtonwatch at halliburtonwatch.net
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   Date:     Thu, 26 Nov 2009 11:13:40 -0500 (EST)
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   Lawyers: government misconduct in halliburton case
   By PETE YOST (AP) 1 hour ago

   On 11/27/2009 10:23 Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> wrote ..
   > Christian Stalberg wrote:
   > >
   > >   In looking at the output I may see the problem. I have been
   > >   Mailman and upgraded versions and moved Mailman from one server
   > >   another for years. Look at this output from my list wherein I see
   > >   values like 'False' where the legals values are supposed to be
   > >   yes or no:
   > >
   > >   # When you scrub attachments, they are stored in archive area and
   > >   # are made in the message so that the member can access via web
   > >   browser.
   > >   # If you want the attachments totally disappear, you can use
   > >   # filter options.
   > >   #
   > >   # legal values are:
   > >   #    0 = "No"
   > >   #    1 = "Yes"
   > >   scrub_nondigest = False
   > >
   > >   could this be the problem where an upgrade was not done properly
   > >   I have an old, out of date 'config' file whose values are
   > >   or ?
   > This is not a problem. config_list says legal values are 0 and 1 for
   > False/True settings to accommodate older Pythons that didn't define
   > False and True, but False and True for these is actually fine.
   > Besides, if your issue were due to scrub_nondigest being True, you
   > could tell as the HTML wouldn't just disappear, it would be replaced
   > by a stanza saying "an HTML attachment has been scrubbed" with a link
   > to wher the HTML was stored.
   > Do the messages from the list contain a
   > X-Content-Filtered-By: Mailman/MimeDel 2.1.x
   > header? If not, Mailman's content filtering hasn't changed them.
   > What is the exact MIME structure of an HTML message to the list and
   > the message received from the list?
   > --
   > Mark Sapiro         The highway is for gamblers,
   > San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B.

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