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  • I'm using 1.0B10 and I've noticed the following: I've created a CNAME in my DNS to point maillist.x.y.z to machine x.y.z. I've also setup Mailman to use maillist.x.y.z as it's address and URL. When I ...
    Marc L. AllenMarc L. Allen
    Apr 8, 1999 at 10:05 pm
    Apr 12, 1999 at 12:57 pm
  • Is anybody currently gating Usenet to a mailing list, /and/ doing archiving with the default Pipermail? If so, you may not have noticed that the archives are pretty broken; nothing that originates on ...
    Barry A. WarsawBarry A. Warsaw
    Apr 2, 1999 at 8:56 pm
    May 21, 1999 at 2:02 pm
  • Hi, I am new with Mailman and python, but I managed to install it and got it running. It went okay so far, except for this problem I hit. I keep getting an error when I tried to discard held messages ...
    Apr 4, 1999 at 4:49 pm
    Apr 9, 1999 at 2:23 am
  • Hi, What would generate the 'Too many recipients.' error? At first I thought it was the value of the ceiling in the privacy configuration, but I have some lists with 70+ users and never get the ...
    Scott A. McIntyreScott A. McIntyre
    Apr 14, 1999 at 3:32 pm
    Jun 13, 1999 at 4:00 pm
  • I'm using Mailman 1.0b11. I installed it as a home-made Debian package, using the debianisation patch from Debian's 1.0b8-3. (The lists are at www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/mailman/listinfo etc.) Ian.
    Ian JacksonIan Jackson
    Apr 22, 1999 at 2:02 pm
    May 2, 1999 at 8:05 pm
  • We're testing mailman as our list software and so far we like it. However, we'd like to be able to search our archives for info...something that Pipermail doesn't offer. I've finished compiling ...
    Tzeng, NigelTzeng, Nigel
    Apr 7, 1999 at 4:40 pm
    Apr 12, 1999 at 2:57 pm
  • I can sit on the view list info page and hack all day long. There is no logging, no security policy. Hmmmmm...... sounds like someone works for microsoft 8^)
    Nicholson James DNicholson James D
    Apr 10, 1999 at 4:05 am
    Apr 11, 1999 at 12:53 am
  • Fetched Python 1.5.2b2 from Python.org, install and tests went without a hitch. Sucked down MM 1.0b11 this morning as well. As user 'mailman' I ran `./configure --prefix=/u1/mailman ...
    George M. Ellenburg (Mailing List Account)George M. Ellenburg (Mailing List Account)
    Apr 5, 1999 at 2:44 pm
    Apr 7, 1999 at 2:46 pm
  • Just upgraded to 1.0b11 'cause I saw this problem in 1.0b10 and thought maybe 11 would fix it...people who're supposed to be allowed to post to lists (whether it's subscribers only or a subset ...
    J.D. FalkJ.D. Falk
    Apr 6, 1999 at 5:12 pm
    Apr 7, 1999 at 2:10 am
  • Does anybody have a nice little tool to transfer a listproc based mailing list to mailman? If not, I'll start with a program to transfer the user list or check, if add_members could be hacked to do ...
    Gerhard GonterGerhard Gonter
    Apr 16, 1999 at 2:58 pm
    May 3, 1999 at 10:40 pm
  • To All: I reported a problem previously that the privacy option to rewrite the mail header to make it appear that it is coming from the list as opposed to an individual user, is broken under IRIX 6.2 ...
    Nicholson James DNicholson James D
    Apr 15, 1999 at 3:39 pm
    Apr 20, 1999 at 9:17 pm
  • if so, how can I do it? Thanks. -- David Corbin Corsol Corporation http://www.csol.com dcorbin at csol.com
    David CorbinDavid Corbin
    Apr 13, 1999 at 9:23 pm
    Apr 14, 1999 at 9:57 am
  • Is there anything that would prevent a message from gme at caffeine.sundial.net from being disbursed when gme at caffeine.sundial.net is a subscriber? This test message, which was originally sent on ...
    Apr 12, 1999 at 2:07 pm
    Apr 13, 1999 at 3:25 am
  • I have apache 1.3.6 (new download) and Mailman 1.0b11. When I config the list to replace the From field in mail to be the list, it doesn't do it. The From field is still the individual sender. I'm ...
    Nicholson James DNicholson James D
    Apr 10, 1999 at 6:13 am
    Apr 12, 1999 at 3:03 am
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    Christopher LindseyChristopher Lindsey
    Apr 10, 1999 at 10:42 pm
    Apr 11, 1999 at 3:47 am
  • Hi, I was wondering whether the use of passwords is obligatory or not? One of the things that we use our current (smartlist) setup for is something like a department wide announcements (that people ...
    Soren DaytonSoren Dayton
    Apr 10, 1999 at 5:54 pm
    Apr 11, 1999 at 1:00 am
  • Problem: Selecting the privacy option to "Hide the sender of a message, replacing it with the list address" is ignored by mailman. The sender is still listed in the From field. And frankly, if ...
    Nicholson James DNicholson James D
    Apr 10, 1999 at 5:14 am
    Apr 11, 1999 at 12:58 am
  • Message sent by: Kuppler Graphics, 32 West Main Street, Maple Shade, New Jersey, 08052, 1-800-810-4330. This list will NOT be sold. All addresses are automatically added to our remove list. Hello. My ...
    Apr 4, 1999 at 4:51 am
    Apr 5, 1999 at 4:18 pm
  • A non-text attachment was scrubbed... Name: not available Type: text Size: 1212 bytes Desc: not available Url : ...
    Christopher LindseyChristopher Lindsey
    Apr 3, 1999 at 9:04 pm
    Apr 3, 1999 at 11:54 pm
  • Hello, I'm trying to use mailman with exim. What I don't understand is how to route mail from exim to mailman. I tried adding aliases to send mail from mylistname and mylistname-request to mailman, ...
    Joshua E. RoddJoshua E. Rodd
    Apr 2, 1999 at 2:30 am
    Apr 2, 1999 at 8:20 pm
  • Hi, could you tell me, how can I send letters to the correct address instead of "somebody-owner at somewhere"? I use mailing lists with "elfiz2.kee.hu" and "phd.hu" names [mailman 1.08b]. Members ...
    Baranyai LaszloBaranyai Laszlo
    Apr 1, 1999 at 6:49 am
    Apr 1, 1999 at 8:12 am
  • I've just installed mailman (1.0b8, Debian GNU/Linux revison 3). I created a test list, and due to me not having set up the mail alias for mailman-owner correctly before hitting `return' at the ...
    Ian JacksonIan Jackson
    Apr 14, 1999 at 11:13 am
    Jun 13, 1999 at 3:50 pm
  • I have got Mailman running and tested on a Debian GNU/Linux box. I am going to put this into production in the next few days on our intranet. During my testing phase I just used forwarded copies of ...
    Kevin LeeKevin Lee
    Apr 30, 1999 at 4:44 pm
    May 1, 1999 at 10:53 pm
  • Hi- This crash happened when going to http://host/mailman/admindb. I have not been able to reproduce it since then. The error log is attached. The system is running Slackware 3.5, with Python 1.5.1. ...
    Brian RynerBrian Ryner
    Apr 30, 1999 at 4:52 pm
    May 1, 1999 at 10:34 pm
  • Hi, I've been using mailman 1.0b9 problem free for a good bit now without problem on a Redhat 5.2 system. Of course, last night I decided to get adventurous and I upgraded my box to the Redhat 5.9 ...
    Chris BarnettChris Barnett
    Apr 17, 1999 at 5:17 pm
    Apr 17, 1999 at 6:10 pm
  • Hi there, I upgraded to Python 1.5.2 and now my webbrowser only returns :"the requested URL /mailman/admin/xxx was not found on this server" Did I make a mistake with the upgrade or is this a problem ...
    Nikolaus J. SucherNikolaus J. Sucher
    Apr 15, 1999 at 11:22 am
    Apr 16, 1999 at 12:11 pm
  • I think there is a bug in b11 when a user elects NOT to receive copies of posts. See the traceback below for details: The original message was received at Thu, 15 Apr 1999 12:27:07 -0400 from ...
    Terry GraceTerry Grace
    Apr 15, 1999 at 5:06 pm
    Apr 16, 1999 at 5:52 am
  • I have a user who has forgotten the administrative password which was setup for him. Is there any way to retrieve it? Also, as mailman-owner, is there a master-password where I can review, or ...
    Apr 11, 1999 at 2:34 pm
    Apr 12, 1999 at 5:09 am
  • Hello, I wanted to know if there was a way to force subscriptions through, using some sort of admin password. I have several "adduser" type scripts that need to add users to various mailing lists as ...
    Ryan McLeanRyan McLean
    Apr 8, 1999 at 2:58 pm
    Apr 8, 1999 at 9:00 pm
  • Okay folks, 1.0b11 is now available at www.list.org. This is basically a bug fix release addressing problems with case-preserving addresses and archiving of Usenet gated newsgroups. For you hardcore ...
    Barry A. WarsawBarry A. Warsaw
    Apr 3, 1999 at 4:36 pm
    Apr 3, 1999 at 9:23 pm
  • Upgrading prior versions of Mailman i.e. 1.0b8-3 to 1.0b10-1 . Is it as simple as entering a command such as dpkg -i mailman-1.0b10-1 to upgrade the program files or do I have to back things up and ...
    Mike GarsideMike Garside
    Apr 2, 1999 at 8:34 pm
    Apr 2, 1999 at 9:55 pm
  • Hi! I run a joke-a-day list and have received several complaints about the need to use passwords to subscribe and unsubscribe. Is there any way to disable this feature? Thanks, Joe
    Joseph LeaverJoseph Leaver
    Apr 17, 1999 at 12:50 am
    Aug 17, 1999 at 9:45 am
  • In the help file for message footer options it says: " This text can include %(field)s format strings which are resolved against the list's attribute dictionary (__dict__). Some useful fields are: ...
    Steve SongSteve Song
    Apr 22, 1999 at 2:45 pm
    Jun 13, 1999 at 4:54 pm
  • Ok, disregard that last message...I just upped to b11, and everything is kosher now (I had to fix some permissions that were apparently wrong in the archives to get the install to go totally ...
    Corbett J. KlempayCorbett J. Klempay
    Apr 19, 1999 at 4:05 am
    Jun 13, 1999 at 4:36 pm
  • Hi, I have just finished setting up Mailman at a local school, and would like to thank the developers for a very well designed and usable application. The school is limited to a dialup connection to ...
    Lyndon DrakeLyndon Drake
    Apr 9, 1999 at 9:30 pm
    Jun 13, 1999 at 3:05 pm
  • Hi, We have a moderated list, where it is expected that most if not all posts will be accepted. The problem I have is that every poster will receive two automatic messages in response to their post: ...
    Lyndon DrakeLyndon Drake
    Apr 9, 1999 at 9:36 pm
    Jun 13, 1999 at 2:11 pm
  • I am already subscribed to a list as richarde at eskom.co.za. When I use the web page to subscribe to the same list as richarde at netman.eskom.co.za I get a message stating that I am already ...
    Richard EllerbrockRichard Ellerbrock
    Apr 9, 1999 at 2:59 pm
    Jun 13, 1999 at 2:01 pm
  • I have two kinds of errors. Has anyone ever seen these? This is 1.0b11, python 1.5.2 on Solaris 2.5. thanks, Soren From: mailman at cs.uchicago.edu Subject: no subject Date: Wed, 21 Apr 1999 10:35:07 ...
    Soren DaytonSoren Dayton
    Apr 21, 1999 at 4:41 pm
    May 2, 1999 at 11:50 pm
  • I have been really impressed with the features of mailman and I would really like to get it to work. I am a newbie when it comes to Linux (debian) so I would appreciate any help you might be able to ...
    Kevin LeeKevin Lee
    Apr 26, 1999 at 6:47 pm
    Apr 30, 1999 at 2:20 pm
  • Trying to install mailman on SCO 5.04 with the developer package and a gcc. Can someone tell me what this means and what the next steps are to fix it? It looks like some symbol is undefined, but it ...
    Merrill CookMerrill Cook
    Apr 24, 1999 at 9:30 pm
    Apr 27, 1999 at 10:31 pm
  • I don't have a fix, but i do have a something to try - go to the user's actual options page, and see if resetting the delivery option (using the site or list manager's password to authorize) does the ...
    Ken ManheimerKen Manheimer
    Apr 26, 1999 at 9:26 pm
    Apr 27, 1999 at 10:18 pm
  • Hi, I have two mailman servers setup and they seem to funtion differently with respect to the host part of the mail address that is put into the header. I have one mailman server putting the ...
    Darren BoydDarren Boyd
    Apr 23, 1999 at 11:48 pm
    Apr 24, 1999 at 12:31 am
  • I tried posting last week, but never got a reply. Can someone point out to me why i'm getting these errors on a RedHat linux box (v5.1)? I'm getting these errors in /var/log/cron from mailman. Can ...
    Apr 19, 1999 at 2:38 pm
    Apr 22, 1999 at 5:44 am
  • I wrote the following installation script trying to follow all the docs. Please tell me what I'm doing wrong. It seems like I'm missing something pretty fundamental. -pehr #!/bin/sh # Script to ...
    Pehr andersonPehr anderson
    Apr 16, 1999 at 4:24 pm
    Apr 21, 1999 at 10:49 pm
  • Message-ID: <E10ZPo7-0001NK-00@petunia.hsc.usc.edu Can anyone tell me why I get the following error message every time cron runs the queue? This is Mailman 1.0b11. I've looked at flock.py but Python ...
    Apr 20, 1999 at 1:58 am
    Apr 21, 1999 at 2:30 pm
  • I have a list member with underscores in the username (eg username_at_hostname at domain.com). When a message goes out to the list the following is returned to the list admin and the message is never ...
    Grace, TerryGrace, Terry
    Apr 19, 1999 at 5:59 pm
    Apr 20, 1999 at 7:11 pm
  • I've tried to set up a list so that only certain posters can post, but all the postings seem to require administrative approval. I have set Must posts be approved by an administrator: No Restrict ...
    Ian JacksonIan Jackson
    Apr 20, 1999 at 11:37 am
    Apr 20, 1999 at 4:51 pm
  • I have been receiving the following messages in my /var/lib/mailman/logs/smtp-failures. I am using Debian GNU/Linux 2.1 and mailman 1.0b8-3 from the Debian distribution site. Please be easy on me I'm ...
    Kevin LeeKevin Lee
    Apr 16, 1999 at 7:11 pm
    Apr 16, 1999 at 7:57 pm
  • Interesting headache, listinfo in 1.0b11 doesn't show any of my public lists, when admin shows them ok - any suggestions? System is RedHat linux 5.2 with Python 1.5.1 -------- Harri Nyman ...
    Harri NymanHarri Nyman
    Apr 14, 1999 at 5:41 am
    Apr 14, 1999 at 6:54 am
  • Should we be reporting it as a bug, if we get a bounce message that wasn't caught by the automatic bounce processor? Is there a way to adjust Mailman's bounce detectors? Anyway, this wasn't being ...
    Greg ConnorGreg Connor
    Apr 12, 1999 at 2:52 pm
    Apr 12, 1999 at 3:21 pm
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