[Mailman-Users] Filtering out Digest replies
malcolm.austen at weald.org.uk
Wed Jul 6 09:44:39 EDT 2016
On Wed, 06 Jul 2016 14:21:27 +0100, Jim Popovitch <jimpop at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've been inspired by something I read somewhere else.
> I have long thought that mailing lists should be
> configured to reject messages with a Subject of
> "Re: [the subject format for the list's digest messages]".
> Maybe a scan of the message content for a copy
> of the digest prologue would be a good idea as well.
> and now I want to implement something like this.
> Will this generic Spam filter work:
> Subject: Re: \[.*\] .* Digest, Vol [0-9]+, Issue [0-9]+
As I hold such catches rather than bin them, I get by with a slew of less
fancy regexps against any header. They all pretty much like -
with checks for test, spam, virus, scam, help, ...
Some are worth being slightly fancy on, eg - ^subject:.*\btest.* - so
latest gets through :-)
Don't forget - ^subject:.*The results of your email commands -
and the final triplet so messages with no subject get caught, see Mark's
Malcolm Austen <malcolm.austen at weald.org.uk>
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