[Mailman-Users] News-to-mail gateway

Puiu @ Xentra hpuiu at xentra.ro
Fri Mar 18 12:10:31 CET 2005

Just wanted to thank again to Brad for his support.
I have finished installing Mailman and INN and everything works like a charm 
Great work guys.

Puiu Hrenciuc.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Brad Knowles" <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>
To: "Puiu @ Xentra" <hpuiu at xentra.ro>
Cc: "Brad Knowles" <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>; <mailman-users at python.org>
Sent: Wednesday, March 16, 2005 1:38 AM
Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] News-to-mail gateway

> At 12:50 AM +0200 2005-03-16, Puiu @ Xentra wrote:
>>  Thanks a lot for your help, I'd be more than happy if commercial 
>> software
>>  would have such a good support service. I'll do my best to offer support
>>  for my project, at least as good as you are offering to Mailman users.
>>  Anyway, after hours of work and research, guys from sf.net ( which
>>  otherwise is a very good thing ) discovered the problem and the 
>> solution:
>>  "this feature is unsupported on sf.net" :)
> I saw that.  Sad, but true.
>>  I'll take another approach to this problem, I'll install Mailman and INN 
>> on
>>  a freebsd, so I'll have control with both Mailman and INN.
> That should work fine.  Another alternative would be to switch hosting 
> providers, and use one that does support the mail-to-news gateway.  If 
> you're interested in considering that alternative, see 
> <http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py?req=show&file=faq01.017.htp>.
>>  BTW, offtopic, what news server would you reccomend, that works
>>  best with Mailman ?
> INN should work fine.  For running small USENET news servers, INN is one 
> of the best solutions I know of.  If you want a big and highly-scalable 
> server, I'd recommend looking at Diablo.  But either should work fine.
>>  Thanks and congratultaions for you dedication in supporting others,
> I'm sorry we weren't able to help you get a better solution.  ;(
> -- 
> Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>
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> temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."
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>     Assembly to the Governor, November 11, 1755
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