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

Terri Oda terri at zone12.com
Sat Oct 30 01:39:33 CEST 2004

On Oct 29, 2004, at 7:17 PM, Joe Rhett wrote:
> That's fine.  Since we're sticking with the obscure, unintuitive syntax
> (to maintain backwards compatibility for an option that not a single 
> person
> on the list said that they used and most didn't even understand)
> could I persuade you to update the documentation to state clearly that
> listname at domain.name is not an e-mail address, but a shortcut syntax 
> to set
> the admin url to be http://domain.name/admin/listname?

Ooh, that's my job... but the only documentation I know of for newlist 
already explains that.  The only documentation I know of for the 
command is in the --help for the command itself.

Is there somewhere else it doesn't, or can you suggest a better way to 
say it?


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