Quoting Paul Reilly (paulr at maths.tcd.ie):
> It appears that even with the new virtual domain support in Mailman 2.1.x
> that you still have a single namespace for lists. Is that correct?
To be fixed, post-2.1. Best you can do for now is what virtual domain
support the Site.py module permits.
> Also is it just me, or is the new layout and features in 2.1.4 bording
> on feature bloat? It's no longer simple for a non-technical person to
> see if the list is closed, open etc.
That's actually never been really obvious just from the list-information
pages -- unless the listadmin edits those pages to supply that
I've just now upgraded my own mailing lists from 2.1.3 to 2.1.4, and the
main difference I see is that the administrative pages' descriptions for
the list settings are a bit more wordy and descriptive. Seems like a
small but pleasant improvement, to me.
> And the talk of regular expressions is just going to frighten people!
> My users have difficulty just logging in, so composing regular
> expressions is definetly going to throw them ;-)
Huh? I don't see any regex-filtering options for list-members, only for
> What other GNU competitors are there to Mailman?
By "GNU", do you mean open-source? Technically, GNU refers only to
GPLed or LGPLed codebases that have been adopted by FSF as part of the
GNU project and over which FSF own copyright completely. I'll assume
you mean open source, which is a considerably broader (and different)
Anyhow, here's a list of mailing list managers. Some are open source,
others proprietary. Good hunting!
Black Marble Wombat
DoList Mailing Server
Handy Mail List Server
VOPMail Mailing List Server
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