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Re: [school-discuss] Bounced messages
On Wed, 2008-08-13 at 13:05 -0700, Justin wrote:
> It's true - my focus has been more on the website. The suggestions are
> helpful, Michael - there was some talk about switching to mailman a long
> while back. I was mostly looking at it from the website perspective, as
> there is a module for Drupal that would integrate mailman with the
> website. http://drupal.org/project/mailman_manager
> The features that you have mentioned seem to address even more
> fundamental tasks though. It would be great to go forward with the
> suggestion, and would gladly accept assistance in ensuring everything is
> migrated properly (importing the archived emails too if possible).
> Right now, I don't have a lot of free time available to research the
I currently admin the Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts server (ale.org) and we
run mailman. I can help set things up if needed. The ale list get's a
fair amount of traffic on occasion (much more than the schoolforge list)
and there seem to be many other tools that interface with mailman
(wordpress is how we run the website and there is a mailman module for
it as well). Let me know how I can help.
> Bill Ries-Knight wrote:
> > I'll bring up the mailman issue with arma next time we chat... Which
> > could be a while. Or you can.
> > Bill
> > On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 11:53 AM, Michael Shigorin <mike@xxxxxxxxxxx
> > <mailto:mike@xxxxxxxxxxx>> wrote:
> > On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 12:46:03AM -0700, Bill Ries-Knight wrote:
> > > This was always an issue with Doug.
> > Noes, this is a bit more peculiar.
> > First, Doug did unusual job with caring for those who don't care
> > themselves to subscribe all the addresses which they might use to
> > post to the list and disable mail *reception* for extra addresses.
> > So we should just thank him for that, but it's pretty wrong to
> > expect such service from a person that does anything else...
> > Second, I don't know if Majordomo (which schoolforge runs) is
> > capable of that, at least in more or less obvious way.
> > Mailman and Sympa can do it (via web interface, too).
> > To sum it all up:
> > - for schoolforge, might be better off to move to mailman some day
> > (it also has an automatic bounce manager);
> > - for subscribers, to care for correct From: with lists they post to.
> > A habit with having one (probably dedicated) email account for
> > mailing lists might help with that as well.
> > Hope folks get me right, I just happen to lurk on or participate
> > in several dozens of mailing lists since 2001 or so...
> > --
> > ---- WBR, Michael Shigorin <mike@xxxxxxxxxxx
> > <mailto:mike@xxxxxxxxxxx>>
> > ------ Linux.Kiev http://www.linux.kiev.ua/
> > --
> > --
> > --
> > Bill Ries-Knight
> > Stockton, CA
> > SaveStockton.org Just make it better!
> > Read The Mayors Blog at http://savestockton.org/blog/mayor
> > Why you have the wrong view. http://savestockton.org/chicken.html
> > Respect the process, Vote.
James P. Kinney III
CEO & Director of Engineering
Local Net Solutions,LLC
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