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From: "akeegan" <>
Subject: Re: [LIST-UPDATE] Posts with Attachments
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2006 11:42:28 -0400
what is the site address?
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From: "P. S. Wyant" <>
Sent: Thursday, September 21, 2006 10:49 AM
Subject: [LIST-UPDATE] Posts with Attachments
> Hello, folks,
> just like to clarify something about Mailman ...
> I have a subscriber on one of my larger lists who graciously, and often,
> responds to queries about census entries, etc., with an attachment of
> the actual page. Under SmartList, she would send the post directly to
> the requester with a copy to the list so the list knew she's responded.
> The attachment would be stripped off and SmartList would send her reply
> to the list.
> Under Mailman, the post gets trapped in the Pending area as being
> oversize ... without the attachment, but the size is registered as if
> the attachment were still there. This means that since I only want to
> get daily reminders of pending posts, it could be 24 hours before I see
> what's happened. In the meantime, of course, others might have also sent
> a (duplicate) response to the original query.
> I think the only thing she can now do is respond first to the original
> requester with the information (as before) and then send a second post
> to the list saying she's responded. Twice as much work for her,
> unfortunately ...
> Is there any other option??
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