[Mailman-Users] What is the "mailman" mailing list used for?
jdecarlo at mitre.org
Tue Jan 20 16:29:27 CET 2004
In the absence of Barry giving a definitive answer, my guess would be
that this is a cleaner design. It works for situations with just one
person and also works for situations with many, many people involved
(such as at a large company or a Mailman hosting service).
Skip Montanaro wrote:
> 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
John DeCarlo, My Views Are My Own
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