[Mailman-Users] Recipient field at webui

Boris Samorodov bsam at passap.ru
Sun Mar 27 17:20:12 EDT 2016

26.03.16 19:55, Mark Sapiro пишет:
> On 03/26/2016 03:42 AM, Boris Samorodov wrote:
>> Seems I misused the terminology. By "webui" I meant ordinary user
>> interface, i.e. when a user looks though an archive. Sorry.
>> Is it possible to show original recipient(s) at user web interface?
>> (In my case there is only a couple of them actually)
> If you are talking about the built-in pipermail archiver for Mailman
> 2.1, the answer is No[1]. The individual post HTML pages show only the
> sender. The periodic .txt(.gz) files do not have To: or Cc: headers.

Ok, I suspected that.

> This is true for all posts in the archive regardless of whether the list
> was or was not explicitly addressed. I.e. for any post in the pipermail
> archive it is not possible to see the explicit addressees of that message.
> There are no plans to change that.

The rationale for this behaviour is clear.

> If you are talking about some other, external archive, that's up to the
> archiver which is not under our control.
> [1] It is possible to download the entire cumulative archive mbox via a
> URL like http://example.com/mailman/private/LISTNAME.mbox/LISTNAME.mbox
> and that mbox does have the original To: and Cc: headers of the
> messages, but it is the entire archive and not a practical way to see
> these headers for a specific message.

I know about mbox files, but it's a bit overkill for my task. :-)

Thank you for you help and cooperation.

WBR, bsam

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