[Users] Mailing List Archives Gone Private ?

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Tue Jul 24 03:35:20 CEST 2007

Steve Holden wrote:
> Michael Foord wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> It seems like the archive for this mailing list just became private... wtf?
>> If you go to the list page:
>> http://lists.ironpython.com/listinfo.cgi/users-ironpython.com
>> and click on the archives link, it takes you to a sign-in page and is 
>> now for subscribers only.
>> That means that it won't be indexed by google and we can't search it...
>> I'm sure this is a mistake - unintended consequence of a mailman upgrade 
>> perhaps?
> As a new subscriber I see that the messages from this list appear with 
> the rather unhelpful list designation "[Users]" in the subject line. It 
> may be too late to amend this now everyone already joined up has set 
> their filters appropriately, but "[IronPython Users]" would be much more 
> user-friendly (and slightly less egocentric ;-)

It *was* set to [IronPython] - but changed at the same time that the 
archive went private.

Looks like another error. As a result people's filters *are* now broken 
and we're getting spammed with auto-responders... :-)


> regards
>   Steve

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