mailing list digest format

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Sat Feb 5 09:18:21 EST 2005

I know of no way to change that, but I am no mailman expert.


Christian Stimming <stimming at> writes:

> Hi Derek,
> one subscriber of the German gnucash-de list asked whether the mailing list 
> digest format could be changed. He said that each digest starts with lengthy 
> instructions on "how to unsubscribe" and only after these instructions the 
> mail subjects are listed. Since these introductional instructions are about 
> 25 lines in total, the mail subjects aren't visible unless you start 
> scrolling. He asks whether it is possible to shorten these introductional 
> instructions. 
> Is this possible? In the mailman web interface I didn't see any options 
> related to the format of the introduction of each digest. Did I miss 
> something there?
> Below you find a copy of a typical gnucash-de digest. Of course the text is in 
> German, but from the email addresses and URLs you can guess what the 
> introductory text is all about. I agree with that user that this introduction 
> could be shortened. Probably the URL for the web interface is totally 
> sufficient.
> Regards,
> Christian

       Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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