[Mailman-Developers] on the subject of fix_url,
list creation with @ is non-intuitive..
msapiro at value.net
Wed Oct 27 17:19:14 CEST 2004
Joe Rhett wrote:
>On Wed, Oct 27, 2004 at 12:14:47AM -0400, Terri Oda wrote:
>> >Most _people_ but not most sysadmins. This isn't my list. I want to set
>> >up the required settings for the list to function from the command line.
>> When I set up a list as a sysadmin, even for someone else, I invariably
>> log in to the web interface to make sure it works. :)
>Agreed, but fairly non-trivial to automate ;-0 Thus, command line...
Is I indicated in a previous post, bin/config_list can change it. It
should be fairly simple to script writing "host_name = 'something'" to
a file and then doing bin/config_list -i that_file listname.
>> >It's not like the setting is easy to find or understand for joe user.
>> >It's our biggest FAQ.
>> Do you happen to know where users look for this setting? If most
>> people are looking in the same (wrong) place, then maybe it'd make
>> sense to move the setting there.
>"everywhere" according to them ;-)
>It is probably a labeling thing more than a placement issue. Anyway, the
>goal is to have the script set up the mailing list in a working manner
>automatically. If they break it, they break it. But setting up the list
>in a broken manner and requiring the user to fix it is less useful.
I am curious. I'm not questioning your need, I'm just wondering why you
have a need to create a list in a particular web domain with an email
host different from the one set for that domain in VIRTUAL_HOSTS.
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San Francisco Bay Area, California better use your sense - B. Dylan
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