[Mailman-Users] Filtering out Digest replies

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Wed Jul 6 12:22:38 EDT 2016

On 7/6/16 8:07 AM, Jim Popovitch wrote:
>>> On Jul 6, 2016, at 9:21 AM, 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.

There is a custom handler at
<https://www.msapiro.net/scripts/MoreHolds.py> that holds messages for
various reasons including digest subjects and quoting digest boiler plate.

> Do people feel there is a need for a new Sender filter option "Process
> Digest Replies"
> (Accept|Hold|Reject|Discard) ?

This could be good for Mailman 3. I'm reluctant to do this in 2.1
because it really should be 'end of life'.

Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net>        The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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