[Mailman-Users] Site-Wide list

Dan Mick dan.mick at sun.com
Fri Jan 24 23:29:04 CET 2003

Paul Kleeberg wrote:
> Could someone help me understand the purpose for creating the site-wide 
> list titled "Mailman"?  From the INSTALL instructions, end of section 4:
>>     - Create a "site-wide" mailing list.  This is the one that
>>       password reminders will appear to come from.  Usually this
>>       should be the "mailman" mailing list, but if you need to change
>>       this, be sure to change the MAILMAN_SITE_LIST variable in
>>       mm_cfg.py (see below).
>>           % bin/newlist mailman
>>       Follow the prompts, and see the README file for more
>>       information.
>>     - You should then subscribe yourself to the mailman list.
> I could not find more info about this in the read-me file or in the 
> documentation.  I assume:
>  * I hide the list

probably good.

>  * Use the umbrella list settings to have the password reminders sent to 
> the owner

doesn't matter; list owner/site admin should be the only members.

> Is there more I should know?  Do I need to use this list for anything?  

No: "This is the one that password reminders will appear to come from."

> I am starting from scratch from 2.1 and have not used another version of 
> Mailman before.
> Paul

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