[Mailman-Users] selected members to announcements only? (newbie)
relson at osagesoftware.com
Fri Jun 25 16:47:01 CEST 2004
On Fri, 25 Jun 2004 15:31:55 +0200
Brad Knowles wrote:
> At 2:08 PM +0100 2004-06-25, Jason Davies wrote:
> > I just walked into one of those etiquette discussion joining this
> > morning, didn't I?:-)
> Yup. Don't worry about it. ;)
> > Some members of the list wish to receive announcements only rather
> > than the rather messy (but on-topic) discussions that have grown
> > up. Is it possible within the same list to do this (eg to only have
> > them receive my posts?) Or should I set up an announcement only
> > list entirely separately? Thanks for any help (I suspect the latter
> > but you never know...)
> My advice would be to set up a separate announcement-only list.
> Those who care will move, and you can send announcements to both.
> That way, the people who want to continue discussing things won't
> have to change anything, and the people who want to reduce their load
> are the only affected users.
Brad & Jason,
That's roughly what I have set up for bogofilter -- a users list, an
announcements list (moderated), and a developers list. The lists aren't
large and there's significant overlap among the subscribers.
Here are the numbers:
224 on users
97 on devevelopers
222 on announce
303 only 1 list
78 on 2 lists
28 all 3 lists
When I have a new release my practice has been to send it to users and
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