[Mailman-Users] mailman, yahoo! and DKIM signatures

Ralf Hildebrandt Ralf.Hildebrandt at charite.de
Fri Aug 26 08:53:54 CEST 2011

* Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net>:

> This is controversial. See
> <http://www.google.com/search?q=site:mail.python.org+inurl:mailman-developers+dkim>,
> in particular, the thread beginning at
> <http://mail.python.org/pipermail/mailman-developers/2007-February/019346.html>.
> Beginning with Mailman 2.1.7, Mailman unconditionally removed DKIM and
> domainkey signature headers from incoming posts. Then, due to the
> controversy, beginning with 2.1.10 there is a Defaults.py/mm_cfg.py
> setting REMOVE_DKIM_HEADERS which controls this and which defaults to No.
> I understand that this doesn't help your situation, and trying to
> convince all the potential operators of Mailman installations that host
> lists that your users might mail to might be even more
> frustrating/futile than trying to get Yahoo to do the right thing, but
> based on past discussions, it seemed that defaulting Mailman's DKIM
> signature removal to No was the right thing for Mailman.

Well, it's good to hear somebody put some thought into this :)

Ralf Hildebrandt
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  Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
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