[Mailman-Users] Message.UserNotification vs Message.OwnerNotification in Handlers/Hold.py

Jim Popovitch jimpop at gmail.com
Mon Oct 10 17:32:38 EDT 2016

On Mon, Oct 10, 2016 at 4:30 PM, Jim Popovitch <jimpop at gmail.com> wrote:
> SO... I've digging further into Mailman code looking to further
> improve problems with DMARC.   I've noticed that Mailman "hold"
> notifications (to:list-owner@) fail DMARC (if the mailing list domain
> has a _dmarc RR) because of a simple code issue..... (not calling it a
> bug at this point)
> In Handlers/Hold.py, "held for moderation" notices to posters
> correctly uses Message.UserNotification() to craft and send the poster
> a notification.   However, notification to list-owners (it really
> should be list moderators...) also uses Message.UserNotification()
> rather than Message.OwnerNotification(tomoderators=1).
> Any thoughts on why?

Further data.  The same "problem" exists with Bouncer.py using
UserNotification() instead of OwnerNotification()

To be clear, using UserNotification() , for some strange reason, sends
"owner-" notices in such a fashion that "Sender:" is set to sitelist
rather than mlist.host_name.

-Jim P.

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