[Mailman-Users] Using Mailman for an alert service

Chuq Von Rospach chuqui at plaidworks.com
Tue Nov 14 18:50:49 CET 2000

At 2:56 PM +0000 11/14/00, Chris Brown wrote:

>Is it possible to set Mailman up to run an automated alerts distribution
>service? Posting to the list by subscribers is completely disabled. A
>program/script is used to generate and send a message to the list at
>specific times.

sure can. Simply set up the "posting" address to point to a mailbot 
reminding folks its not a discussion list, and then post via some 
non-public address. Set it moderated to catch stuff that might filter 
in. Fairly easy to do.

Chuq Von Rospach - Plaidworks Consulting (mailto:chuqui at plaidworks.com)
Apple Mail List Gnome (mailto:chuq at apple.com)

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