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Re: [SLUG] Best Mailing List software?
- To: "Malcolm Tredinnick" <malcolm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Best Mailing List software?
- From: "Jon Teh" <jon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon Sep 3 17:12:01 2001
- Cc: <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
----- Original Message -----
From: Malcolm Tredinnick <malcolm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: SLUG <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, September 03, 2001 5:09 PM
Subject: Re: [SLUG] Best Mailing List software?
> On Mon, Sep 03, 2001 at 04:52:56PM +1000, Jon Teh wrote:
> > I am going to be setting up a server which will have Apache, and perhaps
> > few mailing lists. I was wondering what people thought, based on their
> > experiences, the best mailing list daemon + mail daemon is? I'll be
> > on Debian 2.2r3.
> > I've heard of a few mailing list daemons, such as Majordomo, ezmlm,
> > I'd appreciate people's opinions on this.
> Mailman seems to be taking over the world at the moment and with good
> reason: it's very configurable and not overly difficult to set up. It
> also has the advantage of being in common use (so people signing up for
> lists know how to use it) and having a nice webby interface for signup
> and admin stuff (and I generally hate webby interfaces, so that is
> saying something).
> The only drawback that people comment on is that it's
> archiving/searching portion is a bit less than perfect. Jeff probably
> has some opinions on this, since I know he did magic stuff when fixing
> up the SLUG archives recently.
Thanks for the hint on Mailman, I'll keep that in mind.
The best MTA is postfix, at least according to Xfire on friday, so I'll go
Decent Archives/searching is required, so that may be a negative point for