[Mailman-Users] RE: How does Mailman compare with YahooGroups?

prodos at prodos.com prodos at prodos.com
Mon May 3 14:43:11 CEST 2004

From: Prodos (Melbourne, Australia)
To: Paul H Byerly

Dear Paul,

Good evening.

[quoting an earlier message:]
> >I wouldn't say that "HTML is not well supported".  The built-in
> >pipermail archiver isn't so great with HTML, but this can be
> >remedied.  Mailman itself does a pretty reasonable job with regards
> >to the messages as they are actually sent out, considering just how
> >difficult various programs make this process.

>       **Compared to YahooGroups** it's not well supported.
> If you allow HTML the digests are a challenge for many e-mail programs.
>  There is apparently no way to strip the html and send plain text digests,
> and selecting plain digest results in not getting some posts at all.  It
> would also be nice to be able to reject some attachments and still allow
> html.
>       None of this is to say I don't like or use Mailman - I'm simply
> trying to give a comparison to Y!G.

Thanks for those additional notes.

Best Wishes,



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