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Spam/virus filtering [Was: Clef change]

From: Jan Nieuwenhuizen
Subject: Spam/virus filtering [Was: Clef change]
Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2004 09:32:15 +0200
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Erik Sandberg writes:

> I tried also to attach the .png files to the reports to
> bug-lilypond, but they were stripped (as usual). So you will need
> CVS access to actually see the PNGs. Would it be possible to exclude
> .pngs from the attachment stripping on bug-lilypond?

Currently, we have only rather crude mailman (version 2.1.4) filtering
options at our disposal.  This means, iirc, that we can filter any
kind of attachment, but we cannot block/hold an email with specific

Such filters will only strip the attachment, and subscibers will still
get all the spam, microsoft worm and virus cruft, but only the text part.

That made me, sometime begin of March, add filter rules to hold any
multipart/mixed on lilypond-user and bug-lilypond.  We should really
get better spam/virus filtering, or centralized better options, if


Jan Nieuwenhuizen <address@hidden> | GNU LilyPond - The music typesetter
http://www.xs4all.nl/~jantien       | http://www.lilypond.org

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