Blanket email ban

Robert Goldman rpgoldman at
Mon Jun 15 13:55:54 UTC 2015

On 6/11/15 Jun 11 -4:38 PM, Mario S. Mommer wrote:
> Hi,
> yes, you can add a corresponding regex to the ban_list option in
> mailman. A version of the instructions can be found here:

Is there any chance this is disabled on  I tried to block all
twitter emails using


which I believe to be correct according to those docs.  But I get this
error message:

Error: Bad email address for option ban_list: ...<full echo of ban list


> Regards,
> 	Mario
>  On Thu, 11 Jun 2015 10:03:29 -0500
> Robert Goldman <rpgoldman at> wrote:
>> The ASDF-devel list is acquiring a bunch of bogus Twitter messages.
>> [These aren't really spam, but are admin messages that are leaking
>> onto asdf-devel.]  Unfortunately, these don't all come form a single
>> email address.
>> Would it be possible for us to simply dump any email from any address
>> thanks!
>> R

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