[Mailman-Users] Filtering out Digest replies

Jim Popovitch jimpop at gmail.com
Wed Jul 6 14:37:07 EDT 2016

On Wed, Jul 6, 2016 at 12:22 PM, Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:
> 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'.

I get that, but 2.1 is going to be around for at least several more
years considering LTS distros, etc.  Those distros will most certainly
upgrade Mailman for fixes/improvements, whereas probably not to do a
major switch to mm3 (plus supported dependencies, etc)

-Jim P.

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