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

Terri Oda terri at zone12.com
Wed Oct 27 06:14:47 CEST 2004

On Oct 26, 2004, at 9:50 PM, Joe Rhett wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 26, 2004 at 06:09:25PM -0700, Mark Sapiro wrote:
>> You already have the ability to set host_name (which is the e-mail
>> domain) on the lists General Options page or with bin/config_list.
>> Granted, it's not as convenient as being able to set it to other than
>> its default with bin/newlist, but I think most people need to fine
>> tune a list after creation anyway.
> 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. :)

> 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.

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