[Listwork] more interesting mailman stuff
pabs at cat.org.au
Mon Sep 20 20:30:04 PDT 2004
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> Pabs wrote:
> | Heyas,
> | A way of deleting spam using a pop3 interface - I'd love to see an imap
> | version of this where you could mark things as important to approve
> | them, delete to discard etc.
> | http://freshmeat.net/projects/mailman-pop3d/
> That's cool. I'd like to use it, if it's possible.
Well, its a perl script, I think you can use it now.
> But there's something I'm worried about: This software seems to require
> that its users leave all email which should not be discarded on the
> server. However, most POP3 clients default to deleting successfully
> downloaded messages from the server. Thus it would be probably be
> dangerous to use it globally as badly instructed users would just
> download all the emails from the server initally, thus removing all the
> emails from the moderation queue without checking them first.
> The projects' website says:"When messages are deleted from the POP3
> server, the corresponding message is discarded from the Mailman queue as
> So I guess - in case we install it - using it should only be possible to
> users who have been instructed to use it correctly which should require
> a verification step. And that would require additional programming.
Yes, hence my comment about imap.
> | Another encrypted list solution - kinda a different tack to the nah6
> | patch - http://sourceforge.net/projects/mmreencrypt/
> Basically nice, but the last CVS update was almost 4 years ago and the
> project is in "pre-alpha" stage...
Hmm, didn't see that. Well anyway, it'd be cool to have both models of
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