[Mailman-Users] Re: How does Mailman compare with YahooGroups?

prodos at prodos.com prodos at prodos.com
Wed Apr 28 01:37:41 CEST 2004

From: Prodos (Melbourne, Australia)
To: Chris Barnes

Good morning!

> > Would anyone on this list care to offer a comparison?
> > Or, if you are an ex-YahooGroups user, say why you changed
> > to Mailman? Or, if you know of an already existing comparison
> > online somewhere, perhaps you could send me the URL.

> For pure mailing list capabilities, MM (and other "real mailing list
> managers" such as Lsoft's Listserv, majordomo, etc) have Yahoo groups
> beat hands down.
> * no advertising (some of which is of less than acceptable topics for
> lists my kids get!)


> * Better response time (depending on your connection)


> But if you are enamored with the extra features in yahoogroups such as
> the calendar, file sharing, etc - you might be disappointed. 

No, I never use any of those functions, personally.

> None of
> these others have any of that.  Just as well since I hate those things
> anyway...


Thanks for those comments. Most appreciated!  =]:-)

Best Wishes,


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