[Mailman-Users] Footer Bloat

Billy Crook billycrook at gmail.com
Thu Aug 27 20:21:49 CEST 2015

Where the current behavior is 'always append footer'. I think these options
are worth implementing:
'Append footer for just the first message'
'Append footer if footer not already present in quoted text'

On Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 1:02 PM, Seun Ojedeji <seun.ojedeji at gmail.com>

> Hi,
> I think it will be a good feature to have. Thinking about it's
> implementation however assumes that every mail clients uses the thread view
> mail option. Also those who subscribe in the middle of a conversion will
> most likely not get the footer.
> Nerveless it's good to have it for use according to our environment.
> Cheers!
> Sent from my Asus Zenfone2
> Kindly excuse brevity and typos.
> On 27 Aug 2015 18:50, "Billy Crook" <billycrook at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I've noticed that as people reply to threads on my mailman instance, I see
>> copies of the footer pile up at the bottom of each message.
>> Rants about top/inline/bottom posting aside, I thought it would be a smart
>> feature of mailman to look for a copy of the footer in any incoming
>> message
>> before adding the footer to the bottom.
>> Or perhaps easier to implement, instead of "apply a footer" or "don't
>> apply
>> a footer", add the option "apply footer to the first message of each
>> thread
>> and no other messages of the same thread"
>> Am I just missing where this setting is, or has this not been thought of
>> yet.
>> "apply footer only if footer text not already in message" would be my
>> logic
>> of preference.
>> If that's not already something mailman can do, where would I modify the
>> code to add it?
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