[Mailman-Developers] on the subject of fix_url, list creation with @ is non-intuitive..

Bob Puff at NLE bob at nleaudio.com
Mon Oct 18 16:15:56 CEST 2004

Hi Terri,

If your list machine isn't the same box as the webserver machine, then the web-based create isn't 
going to work.  :-)  I still think it makes sense.


Terri Oda wrote:

> On Oct 17, 2004, at 8:43 PM, Bob Puff wrote:
>> Hmm I guess I still don't get why "name at domain" is confusing, because 
>> that
>> -is- the posting address of the list!  If you want to add another 
>> field for
>> domain, that's fine; but I think the current behaviour makes sense.
> Is it always the posting address, though?  If you create a list:
> mylist at www.example.com
> isn't it possible that www.example.com is just a webserver and the mail 
> is actually handled by some other domain (eg: lists.example.com) which 
> may not be the same machine?
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