[Mailman-Users] Allowing users to join without specifying pas swords

J C Lawrence claw at kanga.nu
Fri Jun 15 21:20:02 CEST 2001

On Fri, 15 Jun 2001 12:01:15 -0700 
Chuq Von Rospach <chuqui at plaidworks.com> wrote:

> On Friday, June 15, 2001, at 11:37 AM, J C Lawrence wrote:

>> Mailman has a large penetration in small under-weight
>> systems/sites.  Its the whole -t-does-everything deal which is
>> particularly attractive to novice/small sites.  I'd dislike
>> seeing that quality lost.

> but will what we are proposing cause problems? It's only an issue
> if we 'put them over the edge', and I don't at all think we should
> ASSUME we will. I'm willing to bet most sites will continue to
> work just fine. It's osmething that might be useful to survey
> before making assumptions and decisions.

Fair dinkum.  A potential issue is that it is MTA dependent in
addition to the normal physical hardware and OS configuration issues
(filesystem type, partitition type, mount options, other spindle
activity etc).  To date Mailman is quite MTA agnostic.

J C Lawrence                                       claw at kanga.nu
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