[Mailman-Users] using mailman and news

Brad Knowles brad.knowles at skynet.be
Tue May 11 02:12:24 CEST 2004

At 4:53 PM -0700 2004/05/10, David Bear wrote:

>  I would like to setup a mail list that is threaded like a news group.

	That feature is already provided in the standard "pipermail" 
archiver which is included with Mailman.

>  Does mailman provide an nntp server or do I need to 'connect' to some
>  other program?

	No, Mailman does not provide an NNTP server.  However, you can 
configure it to gateway a mailing list to a newsgroup via an NNTP 
server you specify, either one-way or bi-directional.

Brad Knowles, <brad.knowles at skynet.be>

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