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  • I have a mailing-list, where only I post. And 2000 users are subscribed on it I searched on the mailman list archive, FAQ and other places, but I couldn't find a proper answer, so I'm asking here. ...
    Klaubert Herr da SilveiraKlaubert Herr da Silveira
    Nov 17, 1999 at 1:52 pm
    Nov 27, 1999 at 10:36 am
  • What can be done to make mailman comply with a privacy policy that states "we don't do cookies"? jam
    John A. MartinJohn A. Martin
    Nov 29, 1999 at 1:26 am
    Nov 30, 1999 at 2:09 am
  • I've taken a look at Mailman, and decided I like it. It's nice, it's cool, it's Python. Besides, it provides the sorely-needed features that Majordomo lacks, like web administration, bounce ...
    Hrvoje NiksicHrvoje Niksic
    Nov 24, 1999 at 1:35 pm
    Nov 26, 1999 at 1:02 pm
  • how does this pipe to the command? I take it that it does an implicit | before the command? thanks.
    Allen BolderoffAllen Bolderoff
    Nov 29, 1999 at 4:36 am
    Nov 29, 1999 at 7:21 pm
  • Hi all, A question to the writers and users of mailman. We are looking to use mailman for a large project and I need some assurances to its pedigree, scalability, reliability and speed. We would want ...
    Mike RichardsonMike Richardson
    Nov 10, 1999 at 10:09 am
    Nov 10, 1999 at 10:42 pm
  • all: i hope this doesn't sound excessively lazy, but i'm wondering if anyone has produced a HOWTO document providing cookbook steps for setting up mailman to use an external archiver like mhonarc? ...
    Brad CrittendenBrad Crittenden
    Nov 29, 1999 at 4:06 pm
    Nov 30, 1999 at 11:09 pm
  • Is there a command to remove a list, or do we just have to troll and delete? Thanks, Pete
    Pete HolsbergPete Holsberg
    Nov 30, 1999 at 7:24 pm
    Nov 30, 1999 at 9:48 pm
  • I've just installed mailman on a linux machine (redhat 6.0) and the web pages show up, the subscriptions seem to work, but mail send to a list does not work at all. The mail error log just says ...
    That jefu guyThat jefu guy
    Nov 18, 1999 at 8:20 pm
    Nov 19, 1999 at 1:15 am
  • I've recently setup Mailman 1.1 for a small list and have been quite impressed with it. However, one problem I've been having is that my archives aren't getting threaded properly, i.e. most of the ...
    Scott GrubyScott Gruby
    Nov 14, 1999 at 8:18 am
    Nov 15, 1999 at 3:42 am
  • I installed mailman, and created a test mailing list. I subscribed an alter ego account, and replied to the ensuing message. The result was: The original message was received at Thu, 4 Nov 1999 ...
    Pete HolsbergPete Holsberg
    Nov 4, 1999 at 9:53 pm
    Nov 4, 1999 at 11:41 pm
  • I can't get to the pending request page for a mailing list. (My web clients just say "waiting for response" and finally give up.) I think it is because there are too many pending requests after some ...
    Per StarbackPer Starback
    Nov 10, 1999 at 2:04 pm
    Jul 7, 2003 at 6:53 pm
  • I was wondering if administration must be done via the web or can administration be done via an email interface. We have a user who wishes a digest list creating for disabled & handicapped users and ...
    John MacKenzieJohn MacKenzie
    Nov 10, 1999 at 7:15 pm
    Dec 7, 1999 at 11:33 am
  • Where is the admin password stored for a mailing list? Thanks, Pete
    Pete HolsbergPete Holsberg
    Nov 30, 1999 at 7:44 pm
    Dec 6, 1999 at 4:12 pm
  • I just switched to using postfix instead of sendmail, and now I'm seeing the bounces instead of having mailman handle them. Here is a typical bounce. ----- Forwarded message from Mail Delivery System ...
    Paul TomblinPaul Tomblin
    Nov 27, 1999 at 8:04 pm
    Nov 28, 1999 at 7:55 pm
  • O.K., I know this is an old, oft-visited question, but here goes... Is there a way to convert the config.db files for moving over to a new directory structure? We moved everything from one directory ...
    Tom GellerTom Geller
    Nov 21, 1999 at 11:24 pm
    Nov 24, 1999 at 6:35 am
  • I just created a new mailing list and I cannot log in as administrator! How can I change the password? There's a weakness in MM: it really should ask for the password twice, just in case! Thanks, Pete
    Pete HolsbergPete Holsberg
    Nov 30, 1999 at 10:01 pm
    Nov 30, 1999 at 11:39 pm
  • I am getting all mail rejected by MailMan for "Implicit destination". I can't find an explanation of that rejection notice in the docs. Can someone help me out? Ken Kyler
    Ken KylerKen Kyler
    Nov 23, 1999 at 5:45 pm
    Nov 23, 1999 at 10:16 pm
  • here is my email address to add to the list. thank you.
    J.A. EdmondsJ.A. Edmonds
    Nov 12, 1999 at 7:43 pm
    Nov 23, 1999 at 10:12 am
  • Hi all, I have a customer with very special needs (as usual with customers:) for one of his Mailing Lists: he needs a "diffusion only" list: * only the list admins can subscribe/unsubscribe users, no ...
    Thiébaut ChampenierThiébaut Champenier
    Nov 22, 1999 at 8:14 am
    Nov 22, 1999 at 2:13 pm
  • Hi, What are the performances of the mailman system compared to majordomo and sympa? Especially in term of delivery speed and with a great number of accounts (around 1000). Has anybody objectively ...
    Farzad FaridFarzad Farid
    Nov 10, 1999 at 5:45 pm
    Nov 12, 1999 at 3:44 pm
  • Simply enough, it's a bug. If i recall correctly, it's been addressed in more recent versions of mailman - the new version may even have a procedure to wipe the orphaned password entries, or at least ...
    Nov 2, 1999 at 7:10 pm
    Nov 3, 1999 at 2:43 am
  • mailman 1.1 python 1.5.2 solaris 2.6 can anyone tell me what this traceback from the newlist command means? newlist used to work fine on this mailman installation. not sure when it stopped working or ...
    Todd PfaffTodd Pfaff
    Nov 29, 1999 at 5:22 pm
    Dec 2, 1999 at 5:32 am
  • Hi all, How are the html tags <MM-List_name and other tag variables resolved by my web browers. I want to play with the web page so as to modify these tags. Where are they defined? Michael
    Nov 29, 1999 at 3:12 am
    Nov 29, 1999 at 8:34 pm
  • I have added this to my mm_cfg.py file. PUBLIC_EXTERNAL_ARCHIVER = '/usr/local/bin/mhonarc -idxfname index.html -add /home/sasmoa/archives/${listname} -checknoarchive -expireage 2592000 -idxsize 15 ...
    Allen BolderoffAllen Bolderoff
    Nov 29, 1999 at 3:58 am
    Nov 29, 1999 at 6:50 am
  • I've installed ht://Dig and set it to index my mailing list archives. I want to add some HTML to the archives index of my list to allow archive searches (adding the search terms listname and ...
    Matthew SachsMatthew Sachs
    Nov 11, 1999 at 10:18 pm
    Nov 15, 1999 at 6:49 am
  • Greetings: I have been using Mailman for the better part of a year now and have completely replaced Majordomo. There are a couple issues that as a web presence provider and hosting company we have ...
    Nov 13, 1999 at 12:29 am
    Nov 13, 1999 at 3:51 am
  • First night running mailman, and I don't know python yet. What does this mean? ----- Forwarded message from Cron Daemon <root at xcski.com ----- Date: Tue, 9 Nov 1999 03:27:01 -0500 From: ...
    Paul TomblinPaul Tomblin
    Nov 9, 1999 at 11:42 am
    Nov 9, 1999 at 5:03 pm
  • All, This probably a terribly dumb question, but... In using Mailman, do I need to create a POP3 account for each mail list? This seems to be my admin's biggest argument against using MLM's. -- ...
    Charles BrownCharles Brown
    Nov 3, 1999 at 2:39 pm
    Nov 4, 1999 at 5:43 am
  • Ohoh! All commands in $prefix/bin give the same error messaage: (pjh) saturn:/home/mailman/bin ./check_perms File "./check_perms", line 13 import sys ^ SyntaxError: invalid syntax (pjh) ...
    Pete HolsbergPete Holsberg
    Nov 29, 1999 at 3:58 pm
    Nov 29, 1999 at 4:54 pm
  • i am looking for mailing list services without advertising. it should be reliable, fast, and not too expensive. do you know of such a good service ? at the moment i need 5 lists, the biggest has 300 ...
    Philippe LandauPhilippe Landau
    Nov 28, 1999 at 12:00 am
    Nov 28, 1999 at 3:52 am
  • Hi, My domain is "abc.org". We have two mail servers in two centers. And the email address format of users at the two centers is user at center1.abc.org user at center2.abc.org We are using Mailman ...
    Arshad MahmoodArshad Mahmood
    Nov 26, 1999 at 1:11 pm
    Nov 27, 1999 at 5:09 pm
  • Hi All, We are experiencing problems with some of our mailing lists. Specifically, list administrators keep getting an "error decoding authorisation cookie" error when they try and make changes on ...
    Nov 20, 1999 at 8:05 am
    Nov 25, 1999 at 10:28 am
  • This one's not being caught by the bounce detection of Mailman ... bekj ----- Forwarded message from Mail Delivery System <MAILER-DAEMON at connect.com.au ----- Date: Sun, 21 Nov 1999 06:23:51 +1100 ...
    Bek OberinBek Oberin
    Nov 20, 1999 at 11:54 pm
    Nov 23, 1999 at 11:10 pm
  • I upgraded the operating system from Redhat Linux 5.2 to Redhat Linux 6.1. Now Mailman doesn't work. Signing up for the list works but the following message is received when you send a response back: ...
    Betty HarveyBetty Harvey
    Nov 22, 1999 at 1:50 am
    Nov 22, 1999 at 3:25 am
  • Listserv has a nice little feature called 'probe' that will send a message to all users on a list. Those that don't come back are OK, but those that bounce, are removed from the list -- pretty handy ...
    John WildgrubeJohn Wildgrube
    Nov 18, 1999 at 9:48 pm
    Nov 19, 1999 at 4:58 pm
  • I have a quick question. Is there is command that I can send to mailman that will in turn send me back a "help" message, with all the commands that can be used. We are converting majordomo over to ...
    Michael RoseMichael Rose
    Nov 15, 1999 at 8:32 pm
    Nov 16, 1999 at 3:55 am
  • Hi there, I like Mailman. However, my users hate those extra lines in headers and footers in each email via Mailman. I guess this must be a config issue. Any one can tell me how to trim the fat ? ...
    Jun YeJun Ye
    Nov 10, 1999 at 7:33 pm
    Nov 10, 1999 at 9:33 pm
  • Hello, I was wondering if anyone had had any sucess running maiman on FreeBSD 3.x? I have tried but when I send a message to the list python goes zombie. Please not that I am running qmail which may ...
    Nov 4, 1999 at 3:09 am
    Nov 10, 1999 at 1:40 am
  • is there any way I can limit access to a mailing list's archives to only subscribers? if I make the list archive private, it vanishes from access by all. I'm using mailman v1.0 rc2. --- eric Eric S ...
    Eric S. JohanssonEric S. Johansson
    Nov 3, 1999 at 4:36 pm
    Nov 4, 1999 at 12:05 pm
  • Hi, I have a Linux Machine Redhat 6.1 I installed Mailman 1.0 and it was running perfect. But now when I send a msg to a list, I can see my msg in the list archive but it does not deliver msg to the ...
    Oguz DemirkapiOguz Demirkapi
    Nov 1, 1999 at 10:51 am
    Nov 3, 1999 at 7:49 am
  • Hey, does anybody know if Mailman has the ability to restrict the number of people subscribed to a mailing list? If not, I have to implement it...fast...;-P
    Glen MalleyGlen Malley
    Nov 1, 1999 at 10:20 am
    Nov 1, 1999 at 9:15 pm
  • Hello- I recently just installed mailman and went to create the test list with the following commands and received the following error. [root mailman]# /home/mailman/bin/newlist Enter the name of the ...
    Nov 30, 1999 at 11:58 pm
    Dec 2, 1999 at 5:46 am
  • What is the best Mailer agent to use with Mailman. Right now I am using sendmail and it seems to be fine. Also when I send a message to one of my mailing lists I would like to change the To: heading ...
    Kory WheatleyKory Wheatley
    Nov 30, 1999 at 10:45 pm
    Nov 30, 1999 at 10:59 pm
  • We have mail posted from a web form directly to a mailing list and it's all bouncing with bizarre errors. Here's one: The original message was received at Tue, 30 Nov 1999 16:40:00 +1100 from www at ...
    Bek OberinBek Oberin
    Nov 30, 1999 at 6:09 am
    Nov 30, 1999 at 9:52 pm
  • I have installed mailman v.1.1 on a Linux box. I just followed the default installation, just changing the --with-mail-gid and --with-cgi-gid fields. Working locally everything works smoothly, but ...
    Joachim DahlJoachim Dahl
    Nov 29, 1999 at 3:06 pm
    Nov 30, 1999 at 5:02 pm
  • Is there a way to disable the reply-to header in a mailman list rather than Bcc-ing messages. Yohannes
    Yohannes DimberuYohannes Dimberu
    Nov 30, 1999 at 12:34 pm
    Nov 30, 1999 at 1:33 pm
  • On a Linux Mandrake 6.0 with mailman 1.1, I keep receiving these warnings from cron: Once a day at 3:27 AM. It looks like a UID/permissions problem, but -- alas! -- I do not speak python. Please, ...
    Marco MesturinoMarco Mesturino
    Nov 30, 1999 at 9:55 am
    Nov 30, 1999 at 12:09 pm
  • I have a problem and I can't seem to find out where mailman logs errors. I know that wrapper is getting atleast ran but that is all I can tell. Help how can I tell what happens after wrapper gets ...
    Tricia LlewellynTricia Llewellyn
    Nov 28, 1999 at 3:05 am
    Nov 29, 1999 at 10:15 pm
  • has anyone actually made use of the external Archiver stuff? I specifically want to use MHonarc to do the archiving, and I am curious as to what I need to do. Regards Allen
    Allen BolderoffAllen Bolderoff
    Nov 29, 1999 at 1:51 am
    Nov 29, 1999 at 4:18 am
  • We just upgraded from an old Debian Linux to RH 6.0x. The mailman user exists. I ran configure and I get: checking whether #! works in shell scripts... (cached) yes checking for mailman UID... File ...
    Pete HolsbergPete Holsberg
    Nov 27, 1999 at 3:47 am
    Nov 27, 1999 at 6:23 pm
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