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

Joe Rhett jrhett at meer.net
Thu Oct 28 06:03:54 CEST 2004

> I'm -0 on it.  I think it's generally not needed given all the other
> tools at your disposal, but if a patch is provided that does this in a
> clean, backward compatible way, I won't veto it.

What tools are those?  A heavy web ui?

Sorry, did I overlook a command/command/command/commit ability in Mailman?

Without that, you are limited to a long chain of command lines where we 
have to check each return code and then back out the commands if any one 
fails.  This makes no sense for any automation effort, and generally
requires several hundred lines of code that do not survive upgrades, to
work around a problem that can be solved in several lines of python in the

Joe Rhett
Senior Geek

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