[mythtv-users] gmail users Re: Chanell changing problem over firewire using sa3250ch

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sat Feb 25 23:31:23 UTC 2006

On 02/25/2006 06:20 PM, Isaac Richards wrote:
> On Saturday 25 February 2006 17:47, Steve Hodge wrote:
>> On 2/26/06, Asher <freedenizen at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 2/25/06, Isaac Richards <ijr at case.edu> wrote:
>>>> If all of the people using gmail don't start trimming your replies
>>>> properly, I'm going to start moderating (and very likely, discarding)
>>>> all posts from the domain.  This is just ridiculous.  It's not
>>>> everyone, but it _is_ the majority of gmail users.
>>> Is there a way to filter by "> > > >" or something?  I'd hate to lose
>>> my ability to post, and I find it annoying too.  So maybe there is a
>>> way to discard mail that you can tell has excessive quotes in it.
>> If you could reliably detect quoted signatures that would probably be
>> a good indication that the email has not been trimmed carefully
>> enough.
> That's what I was thinking originally - look for, say, more than one of the 
> mailman footers in the message and dump it out there. I can't figure out how 
> to make mailman do that  (at most, it'll seem to do filtering on the message 
> headers).  However, I _can_ block the domain very easily.

It seems the mailman devs have purposefully left the content filtering 
system very basic, taking the "right tool for the job" approach 
(pre-filter content with something else).  Have you considered setting 
up procmail before mailman?


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