[Mailman-Users] not expanding msg_footer

David Andrews dandrews at visi.com
Mon Jan 23 03:10:42 CET 2012

At 10:38 PM 1/21/2012, Mark Sapiro wrote:
>Anil Jangity wrote:
> >The footer for the emails that I send aren't getting expanded. The 
> mailing list name is working, but not the other variables. Where is 
> this pulled from?
> >The list configuration shows:
> >
> >msg_footer = """ _______________________________________________
> >Do not post admin requests to the list. They will be ignored.
> >%(real_name)s mailing list      (%(real_name)s@%(host_name)s)
> >Help/Unsubscribe/Update your Subscription:
> >%(user_optionsurl)s
> >
> >This email sent to %(user_address)s"""
>I'm not sure what's going on.

I had problems with the footer once, and it turns out that there was 
a space at the end, once I removed the space it worked correctly.


>The variables user_optionsurl and user_address are only available if
>the list is personalized. If the list is not personalized, the
>variable interpolation will fail and this affects all variables. I.e.
>Non-digest options -> personalize must be set to Yes or Full
>Personalization to use those variables. If personalize is not shown as
>the second setting on Non-digest options, you need to add
>to mm_cfg.py.
>However, you say that %(real_name)s is correctly replaced, and that
>shouldn't happen if the above is the explanation, and I have no other
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