From: Iain K.Hanson (iain.hanson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-09-13 05:50:38
> [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]]On Behalf Of Chris Little
> Sent: 13 September 2002 00:32
> on 9/12/02 6:54 PM, David Abrahams at dave_at_[hidden] wrote:
> > From: "Iain K.Hanson" <iain.hanson_at_[hidden]>
> >> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
> > [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]]On
> >> Behalf Of Matt Verona
> >> Sent: 12 September 2002 15:17
> >> [snip]
> >> Is there anyway we can filter out html messages from the
> list please.
> > This
> >> one contained
> MS outlook!
> > I don't see one. I'm asking the Mailman maintainer.
> > -Dave
I took a look at the MailMan admin docs and I can't see any way to filter on
MS html mail does not announe its self in the headers so the sendmail.cf can
not be used
> Apple uses mailman for their mailing lists and they say:
> > Because of virus problems, we limit postings to text-only.
> The tool we use to
> > strip MIME parts from a message is demime
> > (http://scifi.squawk.com/demime.html), which also strips some of the
> > adver-footers off of sites like yahoo mail or hotmail for us.
Unfortuneately, demime would prevent the posting of attachments which IMHO
far to draconian. There are other content filters ( many ) but they would
being run by our mail list host.
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