[Mailman-Users] okay to delete the mailing list called "mailman"?

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Mon Feb 14 23:18:35 CET 2005

At 4:59 PM -0500 2005-02-14, David Morse wrote:

>  Debian advised me to create a mailing list called "mailman" after
>  installing mailman, saying that mailman wouldn't work until it had at
>  least one list to go off of.

	Not quite accurate.  See 

>                                Now that I have another list, called
>  something other than "mailman", is it OK to delete the list named
>  "mailman"?  (And thus have no publicly accessible lists?)

	No.  This list is required.  See above.

Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>

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