jeffrey at goldmark.org
Fri Aug 7 22:31:11 UTC 2009
On Aug 7, 2009, at 6:42 AM, Olivier Nicole wrote:
> reading around the FAQ for FreeBSD mailing list, I see that the
> mailing list server does some message cleaning (converting HTML to
> text, etc).
> I don't want just any solution, that works more or less, but the very
> well tested solution used by FreeBSD mailing lists.
On the mailing list this is done by the mailing list system, mailman,
which is in ports/mail/mailman.
But the cleaning stuff is just part of a much larger system (mailing
list management), so I don't think you can get it to do what you want.
There is a milter,
which, while it can do many other things (that you don't need to
enable, also does this. I haven't used it in more than 5 years, so I
can't speak for how well it works. But I did set it up for an
organization that had lots of Outhouse users on desktops that were
vulnerable to malicious HTML.
mimedefang is also useful for blocking certain types of attachments as
There may be better, special purpose tools that do what you want. You
could also look at the mailman source (python) to see how it does its
Jeffrey Goldberg http://www.goldmark.org/jeff/
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