[Mailman-Users] Mailing List Defaults

Jon Carnes jonc at nc.rr.com
Tue Nov 25 01:09:58 CET 2003

On Mon, 2003-11-24 at 17:50, Merle Reine wrote:
> Hello, all.
> I have around 300 mailing lists and more going up all the time.  For 
> each list I setup, I have to setup some defaults for our company such as 
> listadmin, do not send pass reminders, digest options, etc. 
> My question is, is there a way to set my particular defaults to be the 
> defaults for a newlist creation?  So when I create a new list, all the 
> settings that I usually have to go into and change for each and every 
> list would already be there?
> I have created a custom admin page with just a simple text box with 
> "Create List".  this way, only I can get to this page and to add a list, 
> I simply type in the name and hit submit to create the list.  If I could 
> get it to have all the defaults I normally have to change and have them 
> setup by default, it would make for no hassle management.
> If anyone knows where the defaults are stored for a list creation, or 
> how to change all of the defaults, please let me know.
Most of these can be set in ~mailman/Mailman/mm_cfg.py (look in
Defaults.py and copy over the settings you want to change as your list

Jon Carnes

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