[Mailman-Users] why can't people see my lists?

J C Lawrence claw at 2wire.com
Fri Nov 2 00:49:07 CET 2001

On Fri, 2 Nov 2001 10:23:42 +1100 
Vania Lolham <vania at computergeneration.com.au> wrote:

> The only way public can find your mailing list is by: 1- Placing
> it in your web site 2- Advertise it on other public newsgroups 3-
> Mail the URL to all of your clients
> http://www.<host>/mailman/listinfo/ will reveal nothing


> Unless you edit the "~/mailman/Mailman/Cgi/listinfo.py " file and
> add your lists URL dodgy but it will work.  Better option is to
> put the list on your web site with full link like this
> http://www.<host>/mailman/listinfo/doc
> http://www.<host>/mailman/listinfo/examples
> http://www.<host>/mailman/listinfo/programming and so on



  (Yeah, its "lists" instead of "mailman" -- its just a custom
  Apache conf, nothing more).

More traditional example:


There no custom editing of files required or done in either case.
The list of lists is dynamically generated.

Please don't spread FUD.

J C Lawrence
---------(*)                Satan, oscillate my metallic sonatas.
claw at kanga.nu               He lived as a devil, eh?
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