[Users] Mailing List Archives Gone Private ?

John Messerly jomes at microsoft.com
Tue Jul 24 03:46:48 CEST 2007

I'm sure it was accidental :). I'll see if I can get someone to fix it.

-----Original Message-----
From: users-bounces at lists.ironpython.com [mailto:users-bounces at lists.ironpython.com] On Behalf Of Michael Foord
Sent: Monday, July 23, 2007 6:35 PM
To: Discussion of IronPython
Subject: Re: [Users] Mailing List Archives Gone Private ?

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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