rules on the mailing list lfs-traducfr

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at
Sat May 5 08:10:12 PDT 2012

Denis Mugnier wrote:
> Le 04/05/2012 21:02, Bruce Dubbs a écrit :
>> Denis Mugnier wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> On the mailing list lfs-traducfr, i want to make a script that post
>>> mails with informations about english commits.
>>> When the script post 2 mails quickly , only the first is on the mailing
>>> list. The second mail is lost.
>>> If the script post a big mail (500 kB), the mail is lost.
>>> What is the rules to post on this mailing list ? what is the maximum
>>> size of a mail ? Perhaps the mail server is secure with an antispam
>>> filter (in this case, what is the rule ?)
>> Well I don't read French, but I think
>> Taille maximale en kilo-octets (ko) du corps d'un message. Spécifiez 0 pour
>> illimitée.  900
>> means 900K.
>> For sending scripts too quickly, I don't know.  Perhaps a delay between posts
>> would work.
>>     -- Bruce
> In fact, i don't know if the trouble is really the delay between two posts.
> I make a test with 4 mails with 30 s of delay between each.
> only the second mail is lost.
> Blfs is very active and it is very good. it is a pleasure to have the 
> last version of packages... but it is more hard to translate it in french.
> So, my project is to make a script that analyse the commit mail of the 
> BLFS-BOOK list. The script make some changes
> automatically ( for exemple, MD5 sum change, SBU number, ...) and send 
> us on the list (lfs-frtraduc) the filtered commit.
> Currently to test it, the script don't make changes.
> the script send to the lfs-frtraduc the commit mails from the blfs-book 
> list.
> when i test my script, some mails are not sent by the list. I send me a 
> copy on another address and i receive these mails.
> Perhaps a trouble with the spamassassin HTML filter. The rules of this 
> filter are the same for all the list (including blfs-book ?)

I really don't do much with spamassassin.  That's a bit of black magic for me. 
We will be moving the main server in a few weeks.  I suggest that we hold off 
until that's done and then investigate.

   -- Bruce

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