[Mailman-Users] 4 things: conjugation with usenet, archivisation by arriving date, statistics, and link to the archives i
andyk at spunge.org
Mon Jan 12 17:52:22 CET 2004
> No. The latest version of the mailman will only allow mailing
> list members to post through to the newsgroup. Newsgroup postings
> will be allowed through without restriction. Have your admin install
> version 2.1.4.
He is using version 2.2a0 as you can see on the page
> The messages are archived in the order in which they are
> received. The dates shown are those as present in the original
> message. If the date on the sender's machine is out-of-whack, then
> that's what is displayed. This could not be reasonably corrected by
> the receiving system, because there would be no way to know what the
> correct date would be -- how long was the message delayed? What time
> zone was it sent from? There would be too many questions to answer,
> for which there are no answers.
Well, apparently some archivizers somehow overcome these problems, as
they have such a feature. Even if it's not a priority task to do, it
should be IMHO put into the queue...
> > I also would wish to see in mailman statistics of posts sent by users,
> > i.e. how many post were sent from each e-mail address. There is such a
> > feature in ver. 6.0d of ListProcessor by Anastasios Kotsikonas. It would
> > be nice to have it in Mailman, too.
> That sounds like it would be a nice addition.
I hope some develpers will put it into the todo queue.
> > I think that there should be present a link to the main archive web page
> > in every archivised message seen in archive, because at the moment there
> > is only link to the subscribtion page (information page), and possibility
> > to sort messages differently, but if I read it sorted by thread for
> > example, I cannot go back to the begining of the thread or to the main
> > archive web page by clicking on a link - there is no such a link,
> > unfortunatelly.
> If you are unable to help implement this functionality in some
> way, the best that can be hoped for is that this feature request will
> be put in the queue, and someday someone might be able to do it.
I hope it will be...
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