[Mailman-Users] Mailman discarded a post

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Sun Mar 6 21:25:16 CET 2011

Odhiambo Washington wrote:
>Looking at my configuration for the list, under content filtering, it does
>not look so obvious that a message of content-type: text/html would be
>discarded. I had the option to convert such messages into plain text set to

But if you don't have text/html in pass_mime_types, the HTML will be
filtered out before the conversion step. Could that be the issue?

>I have now enabled the option to forward those posts to List Owner
>instead of discard. I think the default action should be changed to "Forward
>to List Owner" since on that page, how Mailman deals with such content does
>not look so obvious to the configurator!

You can put


in mm_cfg.py to change your installations default to Forward. While I
agree that making that the global default makes sense, I am reluctant
to change that at this point as it could be disruptive to those who
have come to expect it to be Discard.

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