[Mailman-Users] List suddenly stopped adding footers.

Kevin T. Likes kevin.likes at gmail.com
Thu Sep 4 01:19:22 CEST 2014

Yeah, the archives led me astray. I asked some more questions, and found
out the issue is one user using Outlook, which seems to be a known issue.
That'll teach me to jump to a conclusion.

On Wednesday, September 3, 2014, Stephen J. Turnbull <stephen at xemacs.org>

> Kevin T. Likes writes:
>  > I've been checking the messages in the list archive,
> Mark addressed this already, but let me add that copying of messages
> to the archive happens before adding the header and footer material.
> I believe that aside from space saving (both disk and visual space on
> the user's display), a primary motivation is to avoid publishing links
> to personal pages in the archive.
>  > filter_content is set to no,
> I don't think this is consistent with scrubbed attachments.  Mark?
>  > collapse_alternatives is yes. According to the
>  > manager the only change they made was a few months ago when we turned on
>  > "Mung from" due to DKIM issues. But this problem didn't crop up until
>  > recently, from what I can tell in the archives.
> I don't think you can tell from the web archives.  You need somebody
> who keeps all the posts in their MUA to take a look.  N.B.  GMail is
> somewhat broken for this purpose -- it *always* discards the user's
> own posts when received via the list, giving precedence to the copy in
> the Sent folder, so the user's own posts will not show any edits or
> additions that the list makes.

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