[Mailman-Users] question

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Thu Aug 12 17:31:23 CEST 2004

At 5:04 PM -0400 2004-08-08, Tanner Woodford wrote:

>  One, is it easily customizable? Meaning I can change the
>  wording/backgrounds/etc after it's uploaded? (Maybe Open Source is
>  the term I'm searching for.)

	Mailman is open source, yes.

	But you may also be interested in the page at 

>  Two, We already have a list set up, can I import about 6,000 contacts
>  into the mailman software?

	Go to the web interface for the list, go to the "Membership 
Management" page, then down to the "Mass Subscription" sub-page. 
Cut-n-paste your addresses there.  Or use the command-line tools as 
detailed in 

>  Three, Since our list is so large, I was wondering if there is any
>  way to control how many emails are sent out per hour..We're only
>  allowed to send out 800. Is that possible?

	You really should read the entire FAQ at 
<http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py?req=index>, and use the FAQ 
Wizard at <http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py> to search for 
terms.  You should also search the archives of the list, via the 
instructions at 

>  I'm willing to pay for mailing list services.

	See <http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py?req=show&file=faq01.017.htp>.

Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>

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