[Mailman-Users] Correct Terminology for Mailman

Brad Knowles brad.knowles at skynet.be
Tue Apr 27 23:45:31 CEST 2004

At 4:55 PM -0400 2004/04/27, Brendan Chard wrote:

>  It seems that a lot of terms are floating around out there that all mean (in
>  some fashion) an electronic mailing list that allows member communication.
>  My question pertains to the word "listserv".  Is it ok to refer to a list on
>  a mailman server as a "listserv"?

	The term "listserv" never really caught on outside of the 
LISTSERV community.  The standard terms that I have heard applied are 
"mailing list", or maybe "mail list", over the decade-plus that I've 
been doing this sort of stuff.

Brad Knowles, <brad.knowles at skynet.be>

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