[Mailman-Users] Cleaning up 'special' list...

tanstaafl at libertytrek.org tanstaafl at libertytrek.org
Tue Sep 8 18:22:55 CEST 2009

On 9/8/2009 12:14 PM, Mark Sapiro wrote:
>> I was thinking I would simply:
>> 1. Disable 'Emergency Moderation',

> Why? Why not just send your post and then approve it?

Heh... because I'm an idiot and like to make extra work for myself? ;)

>> 4. Watch for bounces and remove the bad addresses
>> Is this the best way to do something like this?

> If you set bounce_score_threshold to 1.0 or less and
> bounce_you_are_disabled_warnings to 0, Mailman will remove the bounces
> automatically - at least the recognized ones.

Ahhh - as always, fast and dead on...

> Caveat: there is a bug in versions 2.1.11rc2 through 2.1.12rc2
> inclusive, but not in 2.1.12 and not in 2.1.11rc1 and prior, that
> causes bounce processing to fail if bounce_you_are_disabled_warnings =
> 0.

I'm on 2.1.12, so now worries there.

Thanks Mark!


Best regards,


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