[linux-elitists] Mailman Must Die

Matthew Galgoci mgalgoci@redhat.com
Thu Oct 25 18:46:26 PDT 2007


> > 	Ah, the joys of mailman. When list footers are enabled, mailman
> > eats the original Content-Type and picks a new one. Works wonders on
> > format=flowed messages too.
>
> *sigh*.  Has anyone found a suitable replacement?  Between the
> hideousness of pipermail, the idiocy of Mailman Day, the absurdity of
> the "require admin approval to unsubscribe" option, and the complete
> break-your-upgrade nature of the pre-install scripts ("WTF?  You
> actually USE Mailman?  Well I'd better bomb out and kill your upgrade
> NOW until you throw away the whole queue!").... It's just not worth
> keeping around any more.
>
> So far the only thing I've looked at casually is Enemies of Carlotta.
> Are there any other contenders?

You can replace the archiver, and the other things you mentioned are
configurable.

Perhaps you should be locked in a small room with majordomo and qmail.

-- 
Matthew Galgoci
Network Operations
Red Hat, Inc
919.754.3700 x44155



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