[Mailman-Developers] Usenet gating and archiving

Benjamin B. Thomas Benjamin B. Thomas" <benjy@alum.mit.edu
Sat, 3 Apr 1999 03:18:00 -0600

> Barry A. Warsaw bwarsaw@cnri.reston.va.us writes:

> Is anybody currently gating Usenet to a mailing list, /and/ doing
> archiving with the default Pipermail? 

I am not yet using Mailman to do this, but I am doing the same thing with a 
hairy custom setup (majordomo + MHonArc + INN + gateway scripts). In about a 
month or so, I plan to switch our setup over to Mailman since it is *so* much 

> I would rather not add this hack to Mailman unless a lot of people
> would benefit from it. 

We have a number of people who choose to interact via our local Usenet groups, 
and it is important that their contributions are archived. Without the ability 
to do so, I will need to stay with our current setup (icky as it is from an 
administrative standpoint, it does what I need) instead of moving to Mailman. 

Let me just say that Mailman is a wonderful piece of software. I have poked at 
it a little bit on a test installation, and it is beautifully conceived and 


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