[Mailman-Users] Stripping sig files
mark at msapiro.net
Fri Dec 17 06:23:23 CET 2010
bruce clark wrote
>My problem: the users on my lists are waging a low-level war with
>their sig files. I do not allow commercial posting so they have
>started creating sig files with their commercial messages inside them.
>This is creating a lot of 'heat' and wasting a huge amount of my time
>as I try and deal with users. I've gone into content filtering and
>listed the mime types of images to be filtered, but there is still
>text in the sig files that I would like to delete before the mail
>reaches the list.
>Is there a way to strip entire sig files?
If you have the ability to modify the Mailman code, you could create a
custom handler to do this. See the FAQ at
>My FAQ reading mentions something about procmail (which I don't really
>understand). Should I be teaching myself something about procmail, or
>should I be putting my energy somewhere else? I guess I would somehow
>need to intercept the mail between the sender and the receiver and
>somehow 'fix' it?
If I were you, I would moderate the offending users and simply reject
their posts until they learn.
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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