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  • It's been a while since I had any time to look at Mailman, and from the silence of this list, it seems I'm not the only one. Let's remedy this situation with some discussion. :-) I've long felt that ...
    Robin MunnRobin Munn
    Jul 5, 2005 at 1:33 pm
    Jul 5, 2005 at 3:28 pm
  • Hi Let me first just say that I am not a coder - although I am an html web designer and involved in one or two FOSS projects. What I am interested in re: Mailman 3 is possibly having some input into ...
    Jim KillockJim Killock
    Jun 23, 2005 at 8:13 pm
    Jun 23, 2005 at 8:13 pm
  • The list owner of the mailman-cabal list suggested that it was best that I posted this message here. I'd love to have Mailman developers kick the tires really hard on this new open source tool and ...
    Steven CliftSteven Clift
    Jun 14, 2005 at 10:50 pm
    Jun 14, 2005 at 10:50 pm
  • Hi, Our senior management is looking to integrate mailing lists into our Managed Learning Environment. Essentially, they want to populate list membership from their Oracle database. They want to put ...
    Ian EiloartIan Eiloart
    Apr 5, 2005 at 6:04 pm
    Apr 5, 2005 at 6:04 pm
  • I was working on a method to delete mailing lists and I realized that our schema as currently designed doesn't support it. Think about Rosters. In order to support composition of mailing lists, we ...
    Barry WarsawBarry Warsaw
    Mar 30, 2005 at 5:33 am
    Apr 5, 2005 at 3:02 am
  • During the PyCon sprints, we created a MailingList object in src/mailman/mlist.py which has __getattr__() and __setattr__() methods to set mailing list attributes such as "max_hold" or ...
    Robin MunnRobin Munn
    Mar 29, 2005 at 7:50 am
    Mar 30, 2005 at 5:25 am
  • The Mailman 3 subversion repository is now on-line. You can check out a read-only copy of the tree from this url: http://svn.list.org You can also visit that url in your browser to view the tree. ...
    Barry WarsawBarry Warsaw
    Mar 19, 2005 at 4:57 pm
    Mar 19, 2005 at 4:57 pm
  • Just a reminder that we're going to do a Mailman 3 sprint again this year at Pycon2005, which starts Saturday. I plan on being there all four sprint days (Sat-Tues) and I hope you will be able to ...
    Barry WarsawBarry Warsaw
    Mar 17, 2005 at 5:32 pm
    Mar 17, 2005 at 5:32 pm
  • I'm wondering if anybody out there can donate a Subversion repository for use at the upcoming Pycon sprint next week (actually, starting Saturday). I had a machine that I was going to use for this, ...
    Barry WarsawBarry Warsaw
    Mar 14, 2005 at 8:44 pm
    Mar 14, 2005 at 11:23 pm
  • I encourage everyone who wants to help speed Mailman3 progress to join us at Pycon 2005 for a Mailman 3 sprint. Here's the sprint page: http://www.python.org/moin/Mailman3Sprint If you're coming, ...
    Barry WarsawBarry Warsaw
    Feb 16, 2005 at 6:06 pm
    Feb 17, 2005 at 5:51 pm
  • Hello, is there a way to get access to anon CVS for the MM3 codebase? I'd like to start looking at some of the stuff being done. Also, are there any docs/design notes? I can't figure out from the ...
    Dario Lopez-KästenDario Lopez-Kästen
    Oct 12, 2004 at 10:42 am
    Oct 12, 2004 at 8:30 pm
  • (Moved to mailman3-dev) Volunteers will be welcomed! :) -Barry A non-text attachment was scrubbed... Name: not available Type: application/pgp-signature Size: 307 bytes Desc: This is a digitally ...
    Barry WarsawBarry Warsaw
    Aug 27, 2004 at 12:13 am
    Aug 27, 2004 at 12:20 am
  • (Redirecting to the Mailman 3 list) Add that to the list of BDB problems, then. :/ -Barry A non-text attachment was scrubbed... Name: not available Type: application/pgp-signature Size: 307 bytes ...
    Barry WarsawBarry Warsaw
    Aug 26, 2004 at 10:13 pm
    Aug 28, 2004 at 2:32 am
  • Anyone else going to be at this weekend's Vancouver Python Workshop? I'd like to catch up on the current state of play.
    Jim TittslerJim Tittsler
    Jul 30, 2004 at 8:44 am
    Jul 30, 2004 at 8:44 am
  • Hi, I'm wondering if any of you on the list can provide any insight to the following questions. Our organization is involved in a collaboration to examine how to move a product we host called Dgroups ...
    Michael RobertsMichael Roberts
    Jul 6, 2004 at 3:53 pm
    Jul 6, 2004 at 3:53 pm
  • Hi MM3 Developers, I'm working on a middleware integration project for collaboration tools. This project includes mailing list software as one of the target applications. I found your pages about the ...
    John-Paul RobinsonJohn-Paul Robinson
    Jun 22, 2004 at 6:09 pm
    Jun 22, 2004 at 6:09 pm
  • Although I don't have a regular schedule for working on Mailman3, I'm going to try as a general rule to log into irc.freenode.net #mailman3 whenever I am spending some time on it. Feel free to come ...
    Barry WarsawBarry Warsaw
    May 1, 2004 at 1:26 pm
    May 1, 2004 at 1:26 pm
  • Not funny, "ha ha", but funny "heh, we should fix that" :) The other thing we need is a Berkeley test conf file that will point to different databases, so they can't affect any read operational ...
    Barry WarsawBarry Warsaw
    May 1, 2004 at 11:39 am
    May 1, 2004 at 11:39 am
  • I've added the interface to subscriptions. I also have been reworking the tests to work better with test.py. Most of the tests that are valid are now working with both backends. To test the berkley ...
    Michael KatoMichael Kato
    Apr 30, 2004 at 11:35 pm
    Apr 30, 2004 at 11:35 pm
  • The package Fred released appears to have a bug in it -- or rather it is missing a bug fix I made prior to 2.2 tagging. Fred's looking into it but in the meantime, you can hand-apply the following ...
    Barry WarsawBarry Warsaw
    Apr 22, 2004 at 11:50 am
    Apr 22, 2004 at 11:50 am
  • mm3 code base has been updated to use newer ZConfig. For those tracking mm3 CVS, you will need to update your ZConfig. I tried using http://zope.org/Members/fdrake/zconfig/ZConfig-2.1.tar.gz but was ...
    Michael KatoMichael Kato
    Apr 22, 2004 at 12:44 am
    Apr 22, 2004 at 9:58 am
  • I'd like to re-open the discussion of which interfaces package we are going to use in MM3. Before I checked everything into the public cvs, I was using a snapshot of Zope3 interfaces from maybe 8 ...
    Barry WarsawBarry Warsaw
    Apr 19, 2004 at 9:24 pm
    Apr 19, 2004 at 9:24 pm
  • A lot of MLM MTA tuning comes down to handling the spool most efficiently, and that is often more easily handled/optimised in the cases where the spool is fat/large rather than when it is nearly ...
    J C LawrenceJ C Lawrence
    Apr 12, 2004 at 1:42 pm
    Apr 12, 2004 at 1:42 pm
  • Barry, I came across the following code, and thought perhaps the ITransactionManager interface should support a method like checkState() then the following code can be changed to use that instead. ...
    Michael KatoMichael Kato
    Apr 12, 2004 at 12:10 am
    Apr 19, 2004 at 9:14 pm
  • After a bit of digging(bit more than I expected) I found a site that has the missing _bsddb file with statically linked BerkleyDB 4.1.25 at: http://undefined.org/python/pimp/ Follow the instructions ...
    Michael KatoMichael Kato
    Apr 11, 2004 at 9:43 pm
    Apr 11, 2004 at 9:43 pm
  • Dale, I've changed one file(mailman/categories/tests/test_xmlstring) so that it doesn't fail the tests. I've mostly been ignoring the tests that fail in berkleydb/tests as it seems to be based on ...
    Michael KatoMichael Kato
    Apr 11, 2004 at 9:14 pm
    Apr 19, 2004 at 9:26 pm
  • Barry, I know you've probably already thought of this, but would it be ok to move tests that are common across backends into mailman/tests? I mean can I yank tests out of some of the test cases in ...
    Michael KatoMichael Kato
    Apr 10, 2004 at 12:44 pm
    Apr 19, 2004 at 9:04 pm
  • I did the following to get mm3 to at least run tests on OS X. run the getstuff.sh script by hand. pyprotocol, Zconfig, zope should install fine. Twisted 1.2 needed the following patch/modifications ...
    Michael KatoMichael Kato
    Apr 10, 2004 at 12:31 pm
    Apr 10, 2004 at 3:20 pm
  • I've had the same frustration, and I agree that a list admin should have a convenient way to change a user's email address without a confirmation dance. -Barry
    Barry WarsawBarry Warsaw
    Apr 8, 2004 at 8:43 pm
    Apr 8, 2004 at 8:43 pm
  • Barry, I've rearranged the testcases(the three that I have so far) so that they can be run against the bdb backend as well as the stubbackend. I've come accross some questions. Given a email address ...
    Michael KatoMichael Kato
    Apr 6, 2004 at 12:45 am
    Apr 6, 2004 at 1:16 pm
  • In mailman 2, I created a patch so the roster view (from the listinfo page) shows real names as well as (obfuscated or actual) email addresses. This should be a supported option in MM3. Ideally there ...
    MLM SubscriberMLM Subscriber
    Apr 4, 2004 at 5:13 pm
    Apr 9, 2004 at 1:04 pm
  • Barry, I too like the Zope3's new way of specifying "implements". Does zope3's interface still have the packaging issue of being too big and zope dependant? If so, we could talk to the ...
    Michael KatoMichael Kato
    Apr 4, 2004 at 11:44 am
    Apr 4, 2004 at 1:27 pm
  • I'm not quite sure how to start this up but I'd like to discuss the idea of enhancing the design of Mailman. Is there a group of people currently working on this? If not, I'd like to start one and do ...
    Aaron SchaapAaron Schaap
    Apr 3, 2004 at 4:57 pm
    Apr 21, 2004 at 11:43 am
  • This is actually something I need/want for Mailman v2.1, but v3 seems more likely: I'd like a view of the moderation interface that displays held messages in terms of threads, and allows action on ...
    J C LawrenceJ C Lawrence
    Apr 2, 2004 at 1:02 am
    Apr 11, 2004 at 11:11 pm
  • One of my subscribers asked if HTML digests were available under Mailman. He pointed out that the ability to click on a subject in the TOC and automatically skip down to the appropriate post would be ...
    Mark DadgarMark Dadgar
    Apr 1, 2004 at 3:31 pm
    Apr 8, 2004 at 8:39 pm
  • The URLs generated on web pages, both static and dynamically generated pages, by Mailman 2.1.x code are a mixture of absolute and relative URLs. My view is that, during the the Mailman 3 development, ...
    Richard BarrettRichard Barrett
    Mar 25, 2004 at 6:15 am
    Mar 29, 2004 at 12:11 pm
  • Just a reminder that we'll be sprinting today at Pycon. Hopefully I'll see some of you down at GWU in a while. My gig ran pretty late last night, but I'm going to try to get down there by 10am. ...
    Barry WarsawBarry Warsaw
    Mar 20, 2004 at 8:39 am
    Mar 20, 2004 at 8:39 am
  • I was wondering how much is currently known about the virtual host implementation in Mailman 3. We use Mailman to provide discussion lists for several thousand virtually hosted domains (we're a ...
    Dallas BethuneDallas Bethune
    Mar 18, 2004 at 6:57 pm
    Mar 31, 2004 at 3:22 am
  • That's a nice feature and a good justification for it. I'll forward that along to the MMv3 list and see if folks like it. It almost trivial to write a command line tool that would change an email ...
    Jon CarnesJon Carnes
    Mar 18, 2004 at 11:23 am
    Mar 18, 2004 at 11:23 am
  • I was with you until the last sentence. I'm not sure how you'd convey that information, or whether you'd actually want people to know all the other lists this message was delivered to. The way I'm ...
    Barry WarsawBarry Warsaw
    Mar 17, 2004 at 5:01 pm
    Mar 19, 2004 at 3:45 am
  • I'd like a more flexible way to deal with the mbox file; I run a list that has several years of archives, and if I left all the postings in a single mbox file, it would be over 1GB ... which means it ...
    Jordan HayesJordan Hayes
    Mar 16, 2004 at 4:27 pm
    Apr 9, 2004 at 9:48 am
  • I run several community lists where many months go by without posts. While the password reminders are somewhat annoying, they do help keep the lists current. I agree it would be nice to have them go ...
    MLM SubscriberMLM Subscriber
    Mar 15, 2004 at 10:52 pm
    Mar 15, 2004 at 10:52 pm
  • I've worked a bit with the unofficial RSS patch to HyperArchive. It would be great to see better RSS generation (support for content:encoded and access to message content pre-HTMLized) integrated ...
    Roy M. SilvernailRoy M. Silvernail
    Mar 15, 2004 at 5:41 pm
    Mar 15, 2004 at 8:13 pm
  • The amount of spam is increasing in a scary way. All of my lists are closed to non-subscribers (is anyone in their right mind still uses open lists? :-). On occasion I still get some valid posting ...
    Erez ZadokErez Zadok
    Mar 15, 2004 at 2:05 pm
    Apr 8, 2004 at 8:53 pm
  • I'd like to see more features that'd allow admins more control over lists. Some of these may be small features issues (and may be already in the latest v2). 1. I maintain about 30 lists. I'd like it ...
    Erez ZadokErez Zadok
    Mar 15, 2004 at 2:00 pm
    Apr 19, 2004 at 5:40 pm
  • I am going down to the sprint this weekend with one main mission: to see if I can influence the design and development such that Mailman 3 will support SQL database data storage - as a choice - for ...
    Kevin McCannKevin McCann
    Mar 15, 2004 at 1:26 pm
    Apr 8, 2004 at 9:08 pm
  • we should consider contacting folks like CPanel who already incorporate Mailman in their products and see what we can do to make it easier for them, and what features they would like to see most in ...
    Jon CarnesJon Carnes
    Mar 15, 2004 at 12:12 am
    Mar 15, 2004 at 6:41 pm
  • Hi folks, I am currently using Lyris List Manager on an Ultra I running Solaris 8. The hosting site is pretty large -- we have about 50 mailing lists, with a dozen of them numbering at 1000 or more ...
    Vince SabioVince Sabio
    Mar 14, 2004 at 11:54 pm
    Mar 16, 2004 at 11:42 am
  • I'm trying to get a head count for Mailman 3 sprinters at PyconII. I'd also like to get a breakdown of sprinters for each day. I'm currently planning on being there each of Saturday, Sunday, Monday, ...
    Barry WarsawBarry Warsaw
    Mar 14, 2004 at 6:34 pm
    Mar 14, 2004 at 6:34 pm
  • Since Mailman 3 will be a near total rewrite, we have an opportunity to clean up Mailman's IP. I plan to make a few changes to the copyright and contribution procedure we use for Mailman 3. Please ...
    Barry WarsawBarry Warsaw
    Mar 14, 2004 at 6:17 pm
    Mar 15, 2004 at 2:37 pm
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