[Mailman-Users] This is unixstuff warning

Chuq Von Rospach chuqui at plaidworks.com
Thu Jun 14 18:57:25 CEST 2001

On Thursday, June 14, 2001, at 09:43 AM, Harold Paulson wrote:

>> Perhaps an install-time or
>> list-creation-time option to choose standard templates or 'newbie'
>> templates would be a good idea.

> An expert and newbie template, Yum!

Or, with a little more work, do both. New subscribers get the newbie 
template -- and for users who want a more expert version, allow them to 
set an option to turn it on. That's a classic way to make a system easy 
without turning it into a massive hassle for the more expert users. That 
ALSO allows you to make decisions what options are safe for new users to 
tweak, and what you ought to hide until they define themselves as 

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