[Mailman-Users] Re: How does Mailman compare with YahooGroups?
Paul H Byerly
paul at thcwd.com
Tue Apr 27 19:48:11 CEST 2004
>I'm writing to ask about comparing Mailman with YahooGroups.
>Would anyone on this list care to offer a comparison?
Mailman does not allow posting from the archives. There is a program
know as M2F that will tie Mailman and phpbb together - see
<http://m2f.sourceforge.net>http://m2f.sourceforge.net (public beta). I've
not yet tried that integration, but it looks promising. Mailman does not
have a files section, or calender. It does not have a built in archive
search, but one that far exceeds Yahoo's can be easily added. HTML is not
>Or, if you are an ex-YahooGroups user, say why you changed
Yahoo has been increasingly unreliable, and the ads are worse and
worse. Some of the list moved from Yahoo to Mailman are now boards run on
phpbb - look at both and see what best fits your needs, or look at the M2F
method of combining the two
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