Ban 'Re: [SCM] Samba Shared Repository - branch xxx updated' subjects on the list?

simo idra at
Fri Feb 10 09:27:32 MST 2012

On Fri, 2012-02-10 at 13:09 +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote: 
> I wondered if we could implement a mailman policy to 'ban' mails with a
> subject matching:
> Subject: Re: [SCM] Samba Shared Repository - branch
> On samba-technical and samba-cvs?
> The idea would be to encourage us all to remember to change the subject
> (as a number of us do) when replying to samba-cvs mails, to make it
> easier for folks to know what the actual subject of the message is.
> What do others think?

Why do you need that ?

> Naturally, the moderator - (and I'm happy to join those if that is
> required to adopt this) can still let these though, but I suspect after
> the first moderation-required bounce, the habit will stick pretty
> quickly.
> (I'm hoping to use bounce_matching_headers
> to implement it).
> Andrew Bartlett

Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at>
Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, Inc. <simo at>

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