[Mailman-Users] The No Attachments Option

Mailman Admin mailman-admin at uni-konstanz.de
Fri Mar 11 11:27:18 CET 2011

Hello Richard Troy

On 03/10/2011 01:42 AM, Richard Troy wrote:
> Up until now many list participants on a list I manage have been
> clammoring for attachments, but in deference to some, we've prevented
> them. Now that the server has had its hardware upgraded and a new O/S
> installed (Fedora Core 14 with Mailman 2.1.13, and Postfix 2.7.1), I
> thought it'd be a good time to solve that problem. In sum, it would be
> _fantastic_ if list subscribers have an option to receive or not receive
> attachments on a per-user basis, much as users can now elect to recieve
> digests. But, as that option doesn't appear to exist, I was thinking I
> could facilitate the same effect by using two lists - maybe three.

You can move attachments from incoming emails to the archive and send
only a link to it to recipients.

In this way only those who are interested in the attachment will have to
download it.

Kind regards,
Christian Mack

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