[Mailman-Users] What is the "mailman" mailing list used for?

Skip Montanaro skip at pobox.com
Fri Jan 16 23:46:48 CET 2004

I asked about this a couple days ago, but it was buried in another message,
so maybe nobody saw it.  Why is the "mailman" mailing list necessary?
Pre-2.1, I just had an alias which pointed to me.  Now I apparently need a
fully functioning Mailman list called "mailman".  I read the FAQ at


but it doesn't explain why a list (as opposed to a simple alias) is

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