[Mailman-Users] How many is too many?
rhorer at swbell.net
Fri Dec 27 18:01:54 CET 2002
On Friday 27 December 2002 01:03, The Berean wrote:
> I'm doing some research in an attempt to find the
> ceiling on how many users I can have on a Mailman
> powered listserv.
I don't mean to be pedantic, but you used the term "listserv" eight
times in your note. Listserv is a registered trademark for mailing
list manager software by Lsoft Inc. I believe the generic term you
were looking for is "list server".
I have no connection with Lsoft and have never used their software. I
just feel it's important to make the distinction between their
commercial software and the freeware Mailman. Of course we all know
Mailman is better! :)
Sorry I don't have an answer to your question about the practical limit
on the size of an interactive list. I imagine it depends largely on
how active the subscribers are.
Since the general civilizations of mankind, I believe there are more
instances of the abridgment of the freedom of the people by gradual
and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden
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