[Mailman-Users] Help File
Barry A. Warsaw
bwarsaw at cnri.reston.va.us
Tue Nov 16 04:55:31 CET 1999
>>>>> "CL" == Christopher Lindsey <lindsey at ncsa.uiuc.edu> writes:
CL> You can send mail to listname-request at example.com with a
CL> subject of help to get a help message specific to the list in
CL> question, but as far as I know there isn't a generalized help
CL> message for all lists available anywhere. (note: replace
CL> listname with your listname and example.com with the domain
CL> name of the server :)
CL> Methinks that if this is the case, mailcmd should return a
CL> generic message if it doesn't receive a listname as an
CL> argument on the commandline.
CL> Is there any reason that this behavior would be undesireable?
CL> Or should I write a patch?
I think it would be a good thing. Maybe what it should do is return a
list of the public mailing lists (giving their -request addrs), and a
short excerpt of the general `help' information.
I think it would be a good thing for mailman at mysite.com to return such
an automated response. Can anybody think of a reason why we shouldn't
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