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  • Hi, Just set up Mailman, and I'm impressed; I did a foray into the ML software world about a year ago, and was seriously disappointed with what I found (ended up forking out for ListProc back then, ...
    Edward S. MarshallEdward S. Marshall
    Feb 3, 1999 at 5:42 am
    Feb 19, 1999 at 10:37 pm
  • Sorry to bug you all with this (not being on the developers' list myself), but I was wondering if I am the only person to wonder about the use of the name "Mailman." It is used by Endymion ...
    Christopher KolarChristopher Kolar
    Feb 22, 1999 at 9:28 pm
    Feb 22, 1999 at 11:01 pm
  • The web site says that Python 1.5 or newer is required. It seems to be that 1.5.1 or newer is required, as the "getpass" module does not exist in 1.5. Also, under BSD/OS unix (and most BSD in ...
    Vivek KheraVivek Khera
    Feb 22, 1999 at 5:21 pm
    Mar 15, 1999 at 4:01 pm
  • While setting up my first list, I generated a few test messages to insure the list behavior was to my satisfaction. When satisfied, I changed the achive rate setting to "monthly" and removed the test ...
    Feb 19, 1999 at 9:11 am
    Feb 20, 1999 at 12:14 am
  • Hi there, I've just installed Mailman 5 times without too great success ... I guess the problem is qmail-related ... The installation went fine (I used configure --prefix=/home/users/mailman ...
    Martin PreishuberMartin Preishuber
    Feb 20, 1999 at 6:59 pm
    Feb 25, 1999 at 5:06 am
  • I just finished installing mailman on a RH 5.2 system with sendmail. I can create the test list without any problems. But when I try to create a list with capital letters, such as SNCO, it won't let ...
    Pierce Cpl Wayne APierce Cpl Wayne A
    Feb 9, 1999 at 9:30 pm
    Feb 10, 1999 at 11:14 pm
  • I'm getting problems adding peopel to the list... using populate_new_list.... did I miss something somewhere? [... fine up to here] Regular member MIKE3268 at AOL.COM added Traceback (innermost ...
    Christopher G. PetrilliChristopher G. Petrilli
    Feb 5, 1999 at 5:02 am
    Feb 5, 1999 at 6:19 pm
  • Can anyone tell me if it is (or will in a future version) be possible to to totally customize the HTML that is output by Mailman... for example the output of http://www.yaddayadda.yadda/listinfo, ...
    Mike CisarMike Cisar
    Feb 28, 1999 at 4:12 pm
    Mar 1, 1999 at 10:24 pm
  • I get the new install error, Arrg. Looking at the archives, my cgi-bin directory looks good. I wondering about the configuration of apache. I'm running RH 5.2 Sparc linux. I added this to my srm.conf ...
    Joshua UdallJoshua Udall
    Feb 22, 1999 at 8:38 pm
    Feb 27, 1999 at 6:50 pm
  • G'day! We are now running Mailman 1.0b6 on several different systems and it's working great! However, I have a problem: One of the computers has got several names. Mailman's support for this seemed ...
    Marcus C. GottwaldMarcus C. Gottwald
    Feb 8, 1999 at 10:23 am
    Feb 24, 1999 at 8:36 pm
  • I just upgraded from b7 to b8. this problem existed in b7 but I never had time to examine it... first of all, is it okay to use the following apache srm.conf aliases for mailman instead of the one it ...
    Feb 14, 1999 at 2:09 am
    Mar 20, 1999 at 9:34 pm
  • All, I've had serious problems getting Mailman to run under RH Linux 5.2 with Beta 8. Can someone make a Beta 9 fro what's in CVS? If Beta 9 isn't imminent, I'm gonna have to go back to Majordomo, ...
    Kendall ClarkKendall Clark
    Feb 24, 1999 at 12:03 am
    Feb 27, 1999 at 7:07 pm
  • I have three mailing lists that are announce-only. That is, anyone can sign up, but only a fixed handful of people are allowed to post to the lists. Under SmartList, I have it set up that anyone who ...
    Vivek KheraVivek Khera
    Feb 24, 1999 at 7:19 pm
    Feb 24, 1999 at 11:38 pm
  • Thanks to Harald, I figured out my WANTED vs GOT and ended up letting mailman run with the GID it GOT and that seems to be much closer to being happy. However, now, whenever I post, I get the ...
    Scott A. McIntyreScott A. McIntyre
    Feb 10, 1999 at 7:54 pm
    Feb 15, 1999 at 4:46 pm
  • Hello! Firstly: Sorry for my bad English... I have a problem with Mailman. I have built mailman on a cumputer for testing in home environment. Sendmail seems working well, there are no errormessages ...
    Bernhard StrathewerdBernhard Strathewerd
    Feb 7, 1999 at 3:48 pm
    Feb 7, 1999 at 10:17 pm
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    Christopher LindseyChristopher Lindsey
    Feb 4, 1999 at 6:00 pm
    Feb 5, 1999 at 5:58 am
  • Hello.. I just recently converted our site over from Majordomo to Mailman. So far, everything is fantastic and everyone here loves it. However, I'm having a small problem. We have an admin account on ...
    Michael QuigleyMichael Quigley
    Feb 12, 1999 at 9:38 pm
    Mar 4, 1999 at 8:14 pm
  • Hi all ..... just trying to install mailman on my test sytem. can anyone help me with this error? much appreciated Matt Chipman This file contains any messages produced by compilers while running ...
    Matt ChipmanMatt Chipman
    Feb 26, 1999 at 7:32 am
    Feb 27, 1999 at 8:08 pm
  • How does Mailman determin if a message is from a listmember if member_posting_only is turned on? I have had to turn it off for some lists that I just setup because messages that appear to be from ...
    Mark A. ImbriacoMark A. Imbriaco
    Feb 9, 1999 at 7:05 pm
    Feb 17, 1999 at 10:04 pm
  • Hi everyone. I have just jumped in to my first mailman (b8) install on a system running Linux (2.0.36) and apache (1.3.1). I have looked poured over the access.conf and srm.conf files and everything ...
    Christopher KolarChristopher Kolar
    Feb 2, 1999 at 5:51 pm
    Feb 3, 1999 at 5:59 pm
  • AS the title suggests, only it's being _too_ restrictive. I'm getting (as mailman admin) messages that say message from 'email address I know is subscribe' cannot post to this list as it's restricted ...
    Feb 1, 1999 at 6:47 am
    Feb 1, 1999 at 9:11 pm
  • First of all, I want to say Mailman is exactly what I have wanted but didn't know existed. I run a dozen or so mail lists with web archives and news gating using a glued together mess of shell ...
    J KinsleyJ Kinsley
    Feb 25, 1999 at 8:54 am
    Feb 28, 1999 at 2:23 am
  • Dear Mailman Users, Even though I have a mailing list managed by mailman, I am still a beginner. It works fine, but everything is in English. I can change the HTML code and add some Hungarian ...
    Baranyai LaszloBaranyai Laszlo
    Feb 23, 1999 at 6:56 am
    Feb 27, 1999 at 6:59 pm
  • I went to compile the CVS current copy from a few minutes ago. The file common.c has the following compiler error on BSD/OS 4.0: gmake[1]: Entering directory ...
    Vivek KheraVivek Khera
    Feb 25, 1999 at 3:32 pm
    Feb 25, 1999 at 8:37 pm
  • Howdy - Just fired up mailman 1.0b8 for a "test run" yesterday. I'm currently using hacked versions of SmartList/Procmail for mail list processing. My current lists range in size to up to 1000 ...
    Jeff HahnJeff Hahn
    Feb 19, 1999 at 3:51 pm
    Feb 20, 1999 at 5:05 am
  • okay... I'm looking at upgrading from 1.0b6 to 1.0b8. So, I read the UPGRADING doc like a good little boy. Oops. Not helpful. It doesn't say what to do to get to the "make upgrade". Big picture, ...
    Greg SteinGreg Stein
    Feb 3, 1999 at 12:48 pm
    Feb 20, 1999 at 12:03 am
  • -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hey guys.. this error occured on my system the other day.. I didn't get the actual error from the page but here is what I got anyway in hopes that it will help make ...
    John RizzoJohn Rizzo
    Feb 7, 1999 at 2:00 pm
    Feb 15, 1999 at 5:05 pm
  • Hi there - just tried to install and set up Mailman 1.0b8; other relevant info is in the below error message which I can't interpret. Could anyone shed light on this bug? The only thing that looks ...
    Harry MangalamHarry Mangalam
    Feb 8, 1999 at 8:23 pm
    Feb 10, 1999 at 8:20 am
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    Christopher LindseyChristopher Lindsey
    Feb 15, 1999 at 4:52 am
    Mar 20, 1999 at 10:14 pm
  • Ive been testing out mailman for a few weeks now and I love it. Does most anything I want it to and once I get a chance to check out the python code I know I can make it to more. I needed a program ...
    Nicholas BrenckleNicholas Brenckle
    Feb 17, 1999 at 4:18 pm
    Mar 4, 1999 at 9:16 pm
  • Hmm. There should be an INSTALL file in the distribution. You did get the 1.0b8 distribution, didn't you? The www.list.org web site provides some information. For example, the user support mailing ...
    Greg SteinGreg Stein
    Feb 28, 1999 at 11:48 pm
    Mar 1, 1999 at 5:31 pm
  • FYI: MSNBC has an article (http://www.msnbc.com/news/244979.asp) about linux. as an example of how easy it is to get and install server software off the web they used Mailman as a test. ...
    Brad CrittendenBrad Crittenden
    Feb 28, 1999 at 1:10 pm
    Feb 28, 1999 at 9:08 pm
  • I have collated Martin Preishuber and Christian Tismer's suggestions on how to configure qmail for use with Mailman. I append this below (which I will check in as README.QMAIL). Could you folks who ...
    Barry A. WarsawBarry A. Warsaw
    Feb 27, 1999 at 8:07 pm
    Feb 27, 1999 at 9:12 pm
  • I'm interested in the Mailman program to operate a moderated mailing list. The server I use is an NT server. I'm using Win98 What system (my PC or server) are required? please reply to geof at ...
    Geof KledzikGeof Kledzik
    Feb 25, 1999 at 8:45 pm
    Feb 27, 1999 at 8:15 pm
  • Hi, Installed Mailman and got in running perfectly in a test environment. On the site I wish to incorporate Mailman on, all the pages are scripted and the menu bar at the side of each page is ...
    Neil BurrowsNeil Burrows
    Feb 24, 1999 at 2:36 pm
    Feb 27, 1999 at 7:09 pm
  • Hi- I'm attempting to set up MailMan 1.0b8 on a Slackware 3.2 system, with Python 1.51. The CGI interface works fine, the only thing that doesn't is when it tries to queue a message to send. The ...
    Brian RynerBrian Ryner
    Feb 23, 1999 at 7:28 pm
    Feb 27, 1999 at 7:02 pm
  • Reply-To: All, First Mailman is cool. Thanks. I've got it installed correctly, afaict. Sendmail runs as GID 12 on my RH 5.2 box. I configured mailman --with-mail-gid. I can create new lists, but no ...
    Kendall ClarkKendall Clark
    Feb 22, 1999 at 9:22 pm
    Feb 27, 1999 at 6:53 pm
  • This is a message to the qmail users, which will now find a list qmail-users at starship.python.net since we have a quite nice Zope test bed on the starship now. The list is maintained by Chris ...
    Christian TismerChristian Tismer
    Feb 25, 1999 at 11:06 pm
    Feb 25, 1999 at 11:16 pm
  • Sorry , but when I try to use mmsitepass I found : no module getpass I have been looking for in my Setup file for this modules , but I didn't find it. Can you help me (Sorry by my english) Thanks in ...
    Danilo lujambioDanilo lujambio
    Feb 12, 1999 at 10:58 am
    Feb 24, 1999 at 8:40 pm
  • morning all, can anyone tell me what's causing this? I get this error every now and then... mailman1.0b8 thanks :) -----Original Message----- From: Cron Daemon [mailto:root] Sent: Sunday, February ...
    Feb 21, 1999 at 11:13 am
    Feb 21, 1999 at 12:54 pm
  • Hi Mail(wo)men, does apparently somebody have a script which helps upgrading an old Mailman 0.95 database to 1.0b7? I'd like to renew some 20 lists and would like to do this without too much noise. ...
    Christian TismerChristian Tismer
    Feb 19, 1999 at 4:00 pm
    Feb 19, 1999 at 11:19 pm
  • Upgrading to the latest version of sendmail today. I'm having some touble getting mailman running again....I see the following: Feb 15 21:39:21 jasper sendmail[1915]: VAA01915: from=<darren at ...
    Darren HendersonDarren Henderson
    Feb 16, 1999 at 2:48 am
    Feb 16, 1999 at 3:43 am
  • Hello, Can anyone teach me how to backup datas? I know how to write script, but I need to know how mailman stores the datas... And can I restore it easily? -- best regards, alex.Yu
    Alex YuAlex Yu
    Feb 15, 1999 at 5:45 pm
    Feb 15, 1999 at 9:55 pm
  • In regards to my previous message.. Could the following syslog entry have anything to do with why I'm receiving those suspicious bounces? Feb 12 16:15:03 argyle Mailman mail-wrapper: Failure to exec ...
    Michael QuigleyMichael Quigley
    Feb 12, 1999 at 10:20 pm
    Feb 13, 1999 at 8:26 pm
  • Hi, I just setup the mailing list, but I have problem to send. Myself is in the subscriber list. When I sent the email to the list, it told me that Reason held: Moderated list What does that mean? ...
    Alex YuAlex Yu
    Feb 13, 1999 at 3:35 am
    Feb 13, 1999 at 8:22 pm
  • I was thinking how one can deter spam, and when you can't deter it, at least benifit finantially. Here are my ideas: a) First, Signup-Approval process. I think this exists, but it's not clear how to ...
    Clark EvansClark Evans
    Feb 12, 1999 at 6:04 pm
    Feb 12, 1999 at 6:31 pm
  • Forwarding to the list. I'm just a bystander who can answer some questions. Not all :-) -g Scott A. McIntyre wrote: -- Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
    Greg SteinGreg Stein
    Feb 11, 1999 at 1:57 am
    Feb 12, 1999 at 1:40 pm
  • Hi I am trying to set up a mailing list containing other lists. (ie for the compainy containing a lists for each department/workgroup.) So far so good. Now, is it possible to restrict the posting to ...
    Alain WyssAlain Wyss
    Feb 10, 1999 at 11:02 am
    Feb 10, 1999 at 5:38 pm
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    Jack FarmerJack Farmer
    Feb 10, 1999 at 11:03 am
    Feb 10, 1999 at 4:02 pm
  • I've been running Mailman as a test with a few lists and it works great. I have a few lists that require automatic population from mail dumps. Right now the list manager is PMDF that works from ...
    Nicholas BrenckleNicholas Brenckle
    Feb 8, 1999 at 9:10 pm
    Feb 9, 1999 at 7:28 am
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