[Mailman-Users] RFCs ... (mailman+mailer) ...
esper at sherohman.org
Tue Jan 30 17:43:03 CET 2001
On Tue, Jan 30, 2001 at 02:38:29AM +0000, CJoe wrote:
> i.e. sending the message with distribution list to a server
> and "exploding" the contents due to some routing tables
> arrangement, saving much bandwidth and cpu time, etc. ...
Mailman does it the smart way.
> (b) also, i would like to know of any "good combination" of
> a mailer (other than sendmail) and mailman ...
I run Mailman with exim and it seems to work well, although my largest list
is only ~250 members. I can't comment on how well it scales to truly large
> (c) if which (if any) linux or bsd distribution is stable
> for large emailing lists.
I run Mailman on a Debian system, but, again, I only deal in relatively small
lists. I doubt that you'd have any OS-related difficulties, though. Your
MTA is far more likely than your OS to cause problems.
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