[Mailman-Users] Message discarded without reason logged in vette

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Fri Jul 8 21:32:37 EDT 2016

On 7/8/16 4:32 PM, Hirayama, Pat wrote:
> User was reusing an old message that was previously sent to the list, and then using Outlook's 'Send Again' feature, which caused the message to contain headers that mailman placed into the original message.  When the IncomingRunner process saw the message come through 'again', it discarded the message.

The offending header was X-BeenThere: with the list name. This causes
the Approve handler to raise LoopError which is a subclass of
DiscardMessage to discard the message.

In compiling the original list of reasons for this discard, I  looked
for subclasses of DiscardMessage, but I missed this one.

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