[Mailman-Users] Multiple "Re:" in subject

Camille Ollié ovh at forum-pc.net
Wed Sep 16 21:03:15 CEST 2015

Le 16/09/2015 05:27, Mark Sapiro a écrit :
> Well, judging by the subject in your reply to me, your MUA does the
> right thing, with Subjects that begin with Re:
> But there are other issues here. The example above is from a list at a
> site which has configured
> So that Mailman puts the subject_prefix ([Bar]) at the beginning of the
> Subject: so a list post will be distributed with a Subject: like
> Subject: [Mailman-Users] Re: Multiple "Re:" in subject
> rather than
> Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] Multiple "Re:" in subject
> With this subject, a replying MUA probably creates the subject like
> Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] Re: Multiple "Re:" in subject
> but Mailman has logic in the subject prefixing code to remove redundant
> Re:, Aw:, Sv: and Vs: from the beginning of the subject in this case so
> Subject: headers with multiple Re: such as your example should not be
> occurring, however there appears a bug in that code. It will remove all
> the redundant Re:s from
> Subject: Re: [Bar] Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: IMP tice
> but not from
> Subject: [Bar] Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: IMP tice
> I will fix it.


sorry to send the answer ony to you, i've not seen the To: address in 
Thunderbird (shame on me !)

So, how can i fix it ? I've downloaded and installed mailman 3 and it 
was very difficult because there is no deb package.

Camille Ollié

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