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  • Heya, I recently upgraded from b6 to b7 (running RH 5.2). And I am most impressed by mailman, and the smooth transition during upgrading. But I have two bugs (???) I need to work out. 1) Even if a ...
    Jason WellmanJason Wellman
    Jan 12, 1999 at 10:15 pm
    Jan 26, 1999 at 2:31 am
  • I'm running Mailman 1.0b7 on Digital Unix 4.0B. I've got it installed, and running two test lists, and all of the CGI scripts seem to run fine. As well, the mailing lists are working without a ...
    Jeff BerlinerJeff Berliner
    Jan 12, 1999 at 8:11 pm
    Jan 16, 1999 at 9:03 pm
  • hello: i've followed the threads on qmail and exim but i'm a bit confused. it seems that mailman does not yet support qmail but may soon. does it actually work with exim? we're using sendmail and ...
    Brad CrittendenBrad Crittenden
    Jan 28, 1999 at 3:45 pm
    Mar 30, 1999 at 7:36 pm
  • Does anyone have any ideas (or maybe this is a "feature" to be implemented?) on how to fix those annoying messages that include the same thing in HTML... the trouble is most people who do that are ...
    Jonathan BradshawJonathan Bradshaw
    Jan 20, 1999 at 1:10 pm
    Jan 26, 1999 at 2:58 am
  • Hi, I was wondering if there was a way of putting a sequence number on the subject line of the list messages. The system we have been using is that every mail message gets a sequence number put in ...
    Francis CookFrancis Cook
    Jan 4, 1999 at 4:25 pm
    Jan 13, 1999 at 9:07 am
  • Is there an email interface for creating/removing mailing lists? We'd like to be able to send a message to an admin address and create/remove mailing lists, or via a web browser. Is this possible? ...
    Mark williamsonMark williamson
    Jan 27, 1999 at 11:21 pm
    Mar 11, 1999 at 6:16 pm
  • Sometimes,When I tried to enter into the admin pages of maillist, there is no response, and in the mailman server, a process sleeping: /usr/bin/python -S /home/mailman/scripts/driver admin if you ...
    Tonny LiuTonny Liu
    Jan 31, 1999 at 2:39 am
    Jan 31, 2001 at 5:00 am
  • Is mailman compatible with qmail? Do I need to make any adjustments? -- Doug Lumpkin dougel at pacinfo.com
    Doug LumpkinDoug Lumpkin
    Jan 27, 1999 at 10:43 pm
    Jan 28, 1999 at 3:11 pm
  • first off... I'm running RedHat 5.2 linux 2.0.36. Sendmail version 8.8.7 Apache 1.3.3 python 1.5.1 sed 3.02 perl 5.005_02 -- here is the problem I get. when going to ...
    Jan 7, 1999 at 10:56 pm
    Jan 8, 1999 at 12:22 am
  • Hi, I've just subscribed to this list, and since there's no FAQ, I'm posting this question to the list: Does mailman provide a way for a website to offer Hotmail-style web-based e-mail to its users? ...
    G C PrasadG C Prasad
    Jan 31, 1999 at 12:22 am
    Mar 18, 1999 at 11:39 pm
  • WOW! Very cool. I'm off to play and try it out! I'm just in love with the bitmap.. and so far the installation looks easy! Also, to have a personal page with options and an archive is just a dream! ...
    Clark EvansClark Evans
    Jan 20, 1999 at 3:38 am
    Jan 31, 1999 at 4:46 am
  • Earlier tonight I attempted to do a cvs update...I wasn't having much luck so I wiped out my directory and did another initial check out which went just fine and picked up 1.0b7+.... As is the way of ...
    Darren HendersonDarren Henderson
    Jan 15, 1999 at 5:13 am
    Jan 17, 1999 at 6:44 pm
  • Hi. I recently installed 1.0b8 and after some testing put it in production work. On a list of 80+ subscribers I checked nomail option on everybody but myself using admin/.../members page. Sending a ...
    Tomas FasthTomas Fasth
    Jan 21, 1999 at 8:37 am
    Jan 24, 1999 at 11:31 am
  • Hi, I'm having a wierd problem with installing Mailman. Its running RedHat Linux 5.0, with a lot of upgrades on an Alpha server. Python 1.5.1. The web interface seems to work okay, although I don't ...
    George HartzGeorge Hartz
    Jan 12, 1999 at 4:53 pm
    Jan 15, 1999 at 2:46 am
  • Can unsubscribe options be allowed? I am wholehearted against making unsubscribing from a list any harder for a user than absolutely required and to make them know a password is a royal pain. I've ...
    Jonathan BradshawJonathan Bradshaw
    Jan 12, 1999 at 1:38 am
    Jan 15, 1999 at 2:36 am
  • Okay, Seems its a sendmail issue... I recompiled mailman with the mail-gid deliberately set incorrectly and I'm still not getting any errors. Which means Sendmail is telling me its delivering to ...
    George HartzGeorge Hartz
    Jan 12, 1999 at 5:02 pm
    Jan 12, 1999 at 8:38 pm
  • When I originally set up mailman I pulled in some existing lists, the files used for the membership lists had this string: (Only addresses below this line can be automatically removed) Unfortunaletly ...
    Darren HendersonDarren Henderson
    Jan 1, 1999 at 4:57 pm
    Jan 2, 1999 at 8:45 pm
  • I'm running apache, and I can't seem to get the mailman web page working. I ran the ./configure, make, and make install, but it's not working. I also added the suggested aliases to the apache config ...
    John PriceJohn Price
    Jan 11, 1999 at 5:26 pm
    Jan 12, 1999 at 8:10 pm
  • Amazingly enough I have users who want BOTH normal and digested versions of the same list to the same email address. Is this possible? -- Jonathan Bradshaw (Jonathan at NrgUp.Com) | Novell 4.x CNE | ...
    Jonathan BradshawJonathan Bradshaw
    Jan 9, 1999 at 4:53 am
    Jan 9, 1999 at 3:06 pm
  • When I try to access the cgi scripts to look up infomation on the 'test' list it gives me an internal server error and I get this in the error log of the server: [Wed Jan 6 17:01:11 1999] access to ...
    Mike KennedyMike Kennedy
    Jan 7, 1999 at 1:34 am
    Jan 8, 1999 at 6:42 am
  • I just installed MailMan 1.0b6. I follow the instructions very carefully and they're quite clear. However, when it actually comes to accessing the list that I create via web browser, ...
    Andy HarrisonAndy Harrison
    Jan 5, 1999 at 9:06 pm
    Jan 6, 1999 at 11:25 pm
  • Hello! I have a little problem. My lists don't appear at /mailman/listinfo , but at /mailman/admin they are ok on the web interface. /mailman/listinfo says: 'There currently are no ...
    Zsolt SzilagyiZsolt Szilagyi
    Jan 28, 1999 at 8:57 pm
    Jan 31, 1999 at 4:38 am
  • I've now hacked up all the templates to remove any reference to web sties (I server external mailing lists via an internal (not on the Internet) server). But I'm still getting this bit of header: To ...
    Sanjay ParekhSanjay Parekh
    Jan 28, 1999 at 3:38 pm
    Jan 28, 1999 at 3:57 pm
  • I am looking to create a mailing list for a local organization that I am in. I downloaded the latest version of mailman and version 1.5.1 of python. I installed python and now all the files that come ...
    J. Michael BaraschJ. Michael Barasch
    Jan 28, 1999 at 9:51 am
    Jan 28, 1999 at 10:03 am
  • -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hey guys. I installed mailman 1.0b8 and while administering one of the lists I got this error.. I hope maybe this info will help make the final release more stable ...
    John RizzoJohn Rizzo
    Jan 25, 1999 at 9:59 am
    Jan 25, 1999 at 10:26 am
  • Hello, Is it possible to archive the list into the mbox format while not creating the html? bye, grin ps: this MHonArc is truly amazing piece of mbox- html formatter. handles just everything.
    Peter GervaiPeter Gervai
    Jan 24, 1999 at 4:11 am
    Jan 24, 1999 at 10:32 am
  • I am trying to get mailman set up under Red Hat 5.1, running Python 1.5.1 and keep getting the following message: Traceback (innermost last): File "bin/mmsitepass", line 26, in ? import paths ...
    Tom HallewellTom Hallewell
    Jan 12, 1999 at 11:50 pm
    Jan 13, 1999 at 3:06 am
  • Good Barry, Python 1.5.1 has the getpass module so I could begin to work on mailman (not so fast, I've many many things to do...) I'm glad to have noticed that. Not a bug however; perhaps the only ...
    Jan 10, 1999 at 8:55 am
    Jan 12, 1999 at 11:51 pm
  • I am running IIS on a NT4.0 Server also running Exchange V5.5 Will Mailman work in this environment? Thanks Garry Whitson Microcomputer Support Spec. LIncoln Land Community College
    Garry WhitsonGarry Whitson
    Jan 11, 1999 at 7:29 pm
    Jan 12, 1999 at 8:13 pm
  • There are various settings that seem to effect how mailman batches deliveries. However, I can't seem to find anything that gives me an overview of the "method" to this implementation. I understand ...
    Jonathan BradshawJonathan Bradshaw
    Jan 10, 1999 at 4:40 pm
    Jan 11, 1999 at 7:04 am
  • Hello all! I've jost tried to install mailman 1.0b6 into a S.u.S.E. 5.2 Linux system, installation procedure being ok, but if I try to run any program (example "newlist") it returns a diagnostic, ...
    Jan 8, 1999 at 2:21 pm
    Jan 9, 1999 at 6:12 am
  • For some reason every time the cron process for the mail-news gateways runs it goes out of control and creates about 20 python zombies running on my machine at which point the load average goes above ...
    Mike KennedyMike Kennedy
    Jan 8, 1999 at 9:24 pm
    Jan 8, 1999 at 10:07 pm
  • After looking at mailman to manage my mailing lists I have decided it will work for most things very well. I have some comments tho. Digests: I'd like to be able to set the next issue and volume ...
    Jonathan BradshawJonathan Bradshaw
    Jan 8, 1999 at 4:53 am
    Jan 8, 1999 at 8:01 pm
  • Hi, I can't get any of the python scripts to do anything (either the C wrappered ones or the non wrappered ones). If I go to /usr/local/mailman/cgi-bin (my PREFIX is /usr/local/mailman/) and type ...
    Shaun ClowesShaun Clowes
    Jan 8, 1999 at 2:57 am
    Jan 8, 1999 at 2:07 pm
  • I have cron run the news gateway every half hour. Every so often during the day I see the following: Exception NotLockedError in <method FileLock.__del__ of FileLock instance at +8181510 ignored OR ...
    Jonathan BradshawJonathan Bradshaw
    Jan 8, 1999 at 4:48 am
    Jan 8, 1999 at 5:19 am
  • Hello, I just installed Mailman. My complements to the chef! The only issue I have is with attachments in the archive. This is how they look: --------------822653280415A9C2C35F3AE4 Content-Type: ...
    Jan 31, 1999 at 11:25 pm
    Jan 31, 1999 at 11:25 pm
  • I've installed mailman 1.08b on my Linux to create a mailing list. I supposed, everything was configured correctly because no error message appear in my /var/adm/syslog and /home/mailman/logs/error. ...
    Maznan DeramanMaznan Deraman
    Jan 30, 1999 at 2:44 am
    Jan 30, 1999 at 2:44 am
  • I just installed Mailman 1.0b8 on a Cobalt RAQ MIPS based Linux machine and it's working great for the most part. Kudos for an excellent piece of software. I think that I've stumbled across a bug in ...
    Mark A. ImbriacoMark A. Imbriaco
    Jan 29, 1999 at 6:21 am
    Jan 29, 1999 at 6:21 am
  • I need to execute another script like from the command line, passing arguments just as i would do it at the command line. what i am trying to do is build an interface to the newlist script via email, ...
    Mark WilliamsonMark Williamson
    Jan 29, 1999 at 2:04 am
    Jan 29, 1999 at 2:04 am
  • Are you interested in adding additional bounce formats to have mailman handle or is the future direction to some type of VERP method? Also, in the same bounce issue, could the member listing have a ...
    Jonathan BradshawJonathan Bradshaw
    Jan 25, 1999 at 7:06 pm
    Jan 25, 1999 at 7:06 pm
  • Hello folks. I'm converting over from SmartList to Mailman. I would like to be able to edit the outgoing "help" and "welcome" messages sent to users. This is because a few lists go external from my ...
    Sanjay ParekhSanjay Parekh
    Jan 25, 1999 at 6:52 pm
    Jan 25, 1999 at 6:52 pm
  • Hi folks, we have our first Mailman logo submission! Heidi Henderson has contributed a very cool logo -- see www.list.org for the large and small version. -Barry
    Barry A. WarsawBarry A. Warsaw
    Jan 19, 1999 at 5:15 am
    Jan 19, 1999 at 5:15 am
  • cvs.python.org is now back on-line, and the public CVS trees for Python, Mailman, and the Distutils-SIG have been manually resync'd. Please email me directly if you have any problems contacting this ...
    Barry A. WarsawBarry A. Warsaw
    Jan 18, 1999 at 9:25 pm
    Jan 18, 1999 at 9:25 pm
  • Hey all, I have gotten this error from cron once before, was wondering exactly what this means. Traceback (innermost last): File "/home/mailman/cron/run_queue", line 31, in ? ...
    Jason WellmanJason Wellman
    Jan 18, 1999 at 6:10 pm
    Jan 18, 1999 at 6:10 pm
  • Heya all, Got a feature request from several of my mailman admins. In the "general options" you can have replys goto the poster or the list. It would greatly benefit me and mine if you could add the ...
    Jason WellmanJason Wellman
    Jan 17, 1999 at 11:52 pm
    Jan 17, 1999 at 11:52 pm
  • Folks, Friday's ice storm in the DC area caused a power outage which lasted long enough to crash www.python.org and cvs.python.org. Guido (who lives closer to CNRI than I do :-) tells me that the ...
    Barry A. WarsawBarry A. Warsaw
    Jan 17, 1999 at 6:44 pm
    Jan 17, 1999 at 6:44 pm
  • I found the templates :-( Somehow I didn't see them the first time I looked through the directory. -- Jonathan Bradshaw <Jonathan at NrgUp.Com | Novell 4.x CNE | Ham Callsign N9OXE "...I'm not one of ...
    Jonathan BradshawJonathan Bradshaw
    Jan 16, 1999 at 11:17 pm
    Jan 16, 1999 at 11:17 pm
  • I have "send monthly reminders" turned off for my lists however the welcome message says they will get a monthly reminder. Shouldn't it check the option? If not, where can I change it so it doesn't ...
    Jonathan BradshawJonathan Bradshaw
    Jan 16, 1999 at 10:00 pm
    Jan 16, 1999 at 10:00 pm
  • While there are still a few outstanding problems reported by users, I think we've nailed enough bugs since 1.0b7 to warrant a new release, so I'm announcing 1.0b8 tonight. As usual, feel free to pick ...
    Barry A. WarsawBarry A. Warsaw
    Jan 15, 1999 at 4:40 am
    Jan 15, 1999 at 4:40 am
  • Right after installing mailman, I'm getting a real deluge of mail. One common message is:
    David GilbertDavid Gilbert
    Jan 15, 1999 at 4:24 am
    Jan 15, 1999 at 4:24 am
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