[Mailman-Users] Announcing Mailman 2.0 release candidate 2

Barry A. Warsaw barry at digicool.com
Sat Nov 11 05:24:05 CET 2000

This is it.  Mailman 2.0 release candidate 2 is now available from
SourceForge at


www.list.org and www.gnu.org should be updated soon.

Excerpts from the NEWS file are given below.  Of primary importance in
this release is the fix of the last known mail duplication bug, and
updated on-line documentation.  You can view the documentation at


Please let me know if you find any errors in the docs.  Unless
something's royally screwed, those are the only changes I'll make
before 2.0 final.  Plan for that one week from today: Friday November


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2.0 release candidate 2 (10-Nov-2000)

    - Documentation updates: start at admin/www/index.html

    - bin/withlist accepts additional command line arguments when used
      with the --run flag; bin/mmsitepass and bin/newlist accept
      -h/--help flags

    - bin/newlist has a -o/--output flag to append /etc/aliases
      suggestions to a specified file

    - SourceForge bugs fixed:
        116615 (README.BSD update), 117015 (duplicate messages on
        moderated posts), 117548 (exception in HyperArch.py), 117682
        (typos), 121185 (vsnprintf signature), 121591 and 122017
        (bogus link after web unsubscribe), 121811 (`subscribe' in
        Subject: doesn't get archived)

    - SourceForge patches applied:
        101812 (securelinux_fix.py contrib), 102097 (fix for bug
        117548), 102211 (additional args for withlist), 102268 (case
        insensitive Content-Transfer-Encoding:)

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