[Mailman-Users] messages discarded after approval

Matt Morgan minxmertzmomo at gmail.com
Tue Feb 7 22:40:50 EST 2017

On Tue, Feb 7, 2017 at 7:49 PM, Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:

> On 02/07/2017 02:04 PM, Matt Morgan wrote:
> >
> > Here are some lines from the vette log that seem to show exactly what he
> > reports (I've anonymized the sender address, but it matches the poster he
> > mentioned). What's going on here? It looks like the messages came in,
> were
> > approved a few days later, then discarded one second after approval. Am I
> > reading it right? If so, what would have caused this?
> Yes, you're reading it right.
> ...
> > Feb 02 16:29:38 2017 (11509) Message discarded, msgid: <
> > MWHPR04MB0703EB5C6192DE93482E4AAEFF4A0 at MWHPR04MB0703.
> namprd04.prod.outlook.com
> >> '
> The message was discarded by a handler after it was approved. I think
> the only way this can happen is if content filtering removes the entire
> message, e.g. an HTML only message to a list that doesn't accept HTML.
> Note that in Mailman 2.1.19+ the vette log entry for an auto discard
> give the list name and the name of the handler that did the discard.

"handler:MimeDel" is on the following lines, which my grepping didn't see
at first, so it looks like you nailed it. Thanks as always!

Is there anything to be done at that point other than asking the poster to
resend as text?

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