[Mailman-Users] Gateway MailtoNews

Ralf Hildebrandt R.Hildebrandt at tu-bs.de
Thu Mar 2 17:19:07 CET 2000

Am 02.03.2000 um 17:12:31 +0100 schrieb Dietmar Zufall folgendes:

> I want use the Gatewayoption MailtoNews with mailman, but i get the
> following errors:
> Mar 02 16:18:59 2000 post: Traceback (innermost last):
> post:   File "/home/mailman/scripts/post", line 73, in ?
> post:      mlist.Post(msg, approved=fromusenet)
> post:   File "/home/mailman/Mailman/MailList.py", line 1331, in Post
> post:      self.SendMailToNewsGroup(msg)
> post:   File "/home/mailman/Mailman/GatewayManager.py", line 204, in
> SendMailToNewsGroup
> post:      con.post(msg)
> post:   File "/usr/lib/python1.5/nntplib.py", line 417, in post
> post:      resp = self.shortcmd('POST')
> post:   File "/usr/lib/python1.5/nntplib.py", line 158, in shortcmd
> post:      return self.getresp()
> post:   File "/usr/lib/python1.5/nntplib.py", line 134, in getresp
> post:      raise error_perm, resp
> post: nntplib.error_perm :  500 "POST" not implemented; try "help". 
> Is this a Problem of mailman or python(i use 1.5)? Can you help me
> please? 
> Thanks and sorry for my english.

This looks like a error from the NNTP (News-) Server, which doesn't
implement POST. What kind of NNTP Server do you use?

Ralf Hildebrandt <R.Hildebrandt at tu-bs.de> www.stahl.bau.tu-bs.de/~hildeb
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