[linux-elitists] Mailman Must Die

Ruben Safir ruben@mrbrklyn.com
Thu Oct 25 19:20:14 PDT 2007


On Thu, Oct 25, 2007 at 05:08:22PM -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Ben Finney (ben@benfinney.id.au):
> 
> > One big problem IMAO is that many of the replacements are "web 
> > applications", which is fine *if* you can also do everything *without* 
> > using the clunky web interface (preferably by email messages). IIRC, 
> > that cuts most contenders (including Mailman, IIRC) out of 
> > consideration.
> 
> Actually, Mailman does accept all listadmin, moderator, and subscriber 
> commands via e-mail.  They just don't publicise that, much.
> 

I'm busy rolling my own.  We just had this conversation, as a matter of fact,
on the phone for Freedom-IT.  I hope to have a suitable front end to
the archiving of a list in a day or two, but I'm thinking I can roll my
own backend as well.

How hard can it be to pasrse a little text securely?

Ruben

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