[Mailman-Users] How Do I Volunteer for a To Do list item?
Barry A. Warsaw
bwarsaw at cnri.reston.va.us
Thu Sep 2 21:25:20 CEST 1999
>>>>> "L" == Listwrangler <listwrangler at iximd.com> writes:
L> I'm a former professional author and editor who's currently in
L> the process of switching careers to become an information
L> technology specialist, so I'd be interested in helping to write
L> the user, list owner, and site owner files.
L> Whom should I contact in order to find out the status of these
We'd love it if you'd help out with the documentation (an admitted
weakness). Currently this effort is being carried out on the
mailman-developers at python.org list. For now I suggest you check those
archives and subscribe to that list.
L> One suggestion, Mailman should develop a set of moderator
L> features (with documentation), so that routine list services
L> can be handed off to their moderators, who have a moderator
L> password that lets them do certain things but not others. This
L> would enable the list administrator to NOT receive those pesky
L> un/subscribe and other routine notices that the moderator
Separating the moderator role from the list admin role is definitely
on our todo list.
L> I've had ten years experience as a member of email lists, and
L> have spent about five years administering Majordomo lists, and
L> have recently been moved over to Mailman. I've come around to
L> where I slightly prefer Mailman over Majordomo, but there are
L> some Majordomo features that I miss. And lately, with all the
L> broken Mailman software, my affection for Mailman is somewhat
L> strained. Through all of this I've been wishing for a help
L> file. So, on the principle that if you want something done,
L> you have to do it yourself, I'm volunteering.
Great! We need volunteers to help out. What MD features are you
particularly missing? What is broken in MM for you?
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