GNU Mailman 2.1.13

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Release notes 

I am happy to announce the final release of Mailman 2.1.13.

Mailman 2.1.13 is a bug fix release and contains a new localization for
the Asturian language.

Python 2.4 is the minimum supported, but Python 2.5.or 2.6 is recommended.

Mailman is free software for managing email mailing lists and
e-newsletters. Mailman is used for all the and mailing lists, as well as at hundreds of other sites.

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Mailman 2.1.13 can be downloaded from


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    - Updated Dutch message catalog from Jan Veuger.

    - Added Asturian translation from Marcos Costales and the Asturian
      Language Team.

  Bug Fixes and other patches

    - Added "white-space: pre-wrap" style for <pre> tag in archives.
      Bug #266467.

    - Added vette logging for rejected and discarded (un)subscribe requests.

    - Fixed a bug in that could erroneously discard an unsubscribe
      request as a duplicate.

    - Decoded RFC 2047 encoded message subjects for a few reports.
      Bug #266428.

    - Fixed the French, Spanish and Hebrew translations which improperly
      translated the 'coding:' line in bin/config_list output.

    - Fixed the auto-responder to treat messages to -confirm, -join, -leave,
      -subscribe and -unsubscribe as requests rather than posts. Bug #427962.

    - Configure/make no longer builds Japanese and Korean codecs in
      pythonlib if Python already has them.

    - Inadvertently setting a null site or list password allowed access
      to a list's web admin interface without authentication. Fixed by
      not accepting null passwords.

    - Changed VERP_CONFIRM_REGEXP in to work if the replying
      MUA folds the To: header and in cases where the list name includes '+'.

    - Fixed some paths in contrib/ Bug #411192.

    - Replies to commands sent to list-request now come From: list-owner
      instead of list-bounces.

    - Mailman no longer folds long sub-part headers in multipart messages.
      In addition, Mailman no longer escapes From_ lines in the body of
      messages sent to regular list members, although MTA's may do it anyway.
      This is to avoid breaking signatures per Bug #265967.

    - XSS protection in the web interface went too far in escaping HTML
      entities. Fixed.

    - Removed or anonymized additional headers in posts to anonymous lists.

    - Fixed a bug that could cause incorrect threading of replies to archived
      messages that arrive with timestamps in the same second.

    - Scrubbed HTML attachments containing tab characters would get the tabs
      replaced by a string of '&nbsp' without a semicolon. Fixed.

    - Caught a TypeError in content filtering, collapse alternatives that
      occurred with a malformed message if a multipart/alternative part
      wasn't multi-part. Reported in comments to bug #266230.

    - Fixed a few things in bin/update:
      - Changed some old messages for more current meaning.
      - Fixed qfiles update to not lose metadata from 2.1.5+ format entries.
      - Fixed 2.0.x template migration to not die if the templates/ tree
        contains subdirectories from a version control system.

    - Fixed a bug that would show a list on the admin and listinfo overview
      pages if its web_page_url host contained the current host as a
      substring. Bug #342162.

    - Fixed a bug in Utils.canonstr() that would throw a UnicodeDecodeError
      if the string contained an HTML entity > 255 and also characters in the
      128-255 range. Bug #341594.

    - Added recognition for more bounces.

    - Updated contrib/mmdsr to report preserved messages and to use mktemp to
      create temp files.

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266467 #266467 allow message display to wrap (simple HTML provided) 4 Medium Mark Sapiro  10 Fix Released
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