[Mailman-Users] Correct Terminology for Mailman

Kai Schaetzl maillists at conactive.com
Wed Apr 28 00:31:36 CEST 2004

Brendan Chard wrote on Tue, 27 Apr 2004 16:55:37 -0400:

> Is it ok to refer to a list on
> a mailman server as a "listserv"?

You could refer to the mailman machine running the lists or the conglomerate 
of runners as a "list server" or listserv if you like, but a list? Why 
should a list in itself be a "listserv"?

I know there is a mailing list server
> product out there called LISTSERV, but has it gotten to the point that say
> the word "Kleenex" has?  What are quick one or two word descriptors that
> folks are using to refer to their mailman lists?

mailing list? list?



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