[Mailman-Users] Topic Filtering

John Marsden john at johnmarsden.name
Fri Apr 3 05:24:19 EDT 2020

Hello Mark

Thanks for this confirmation. I suspected it would be the case, but it 
is good to have it confirmed. Maybe one for the developers to think about...

Do you, or does anyone else, know whether Mailman 3 behaves in the same way?



John Marsden
www.lancashirebmd.org.uk www.cumbriabmd.org.uk
www.1851-unfilmed.org.uk www.mlfhs.org.uk

On 02/04/2020 19:05, Mark Sapiro wrote:
> On 4/1/20 8:00 AM, John Marsden wrote:
>> This works perfectly for those members who subscribe to receive
>> individual messages, but those who subscribe to Digests still receive
>> ALL messages in their digests, despite having selected the topic.
>> As far as I can see, this is a 'feature' of Mailman 2 and there appears
>> to be no obvious way to supply digests of messages which are restricted
>> to a selected topic.
>> Am I correct in this assumption? Is there a way to limit the digests to
>> messages relating only to topics selected by the list member?
> You are correct. There is no mechanism within Mailman to create
> individualized digests. Mailman creates a plain digest and a MIME format
> digest, but both formats contain all messages.

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