[Mailman-Users] Mailman and (really) large lists

Ralf Hildebrandt Ralf.Hildebrandt at charite.de
Fri Nov 24 09:06:32 CET 2006

* Mathias Andre <mathias.andre at gmail.com>:
> Hi everyone,
> The organisation I work for is in the process of migrating our
> currentmailing lists (using majordomo) to Mailman.
> In parallel of this migration we have been ask to set up a very large
> mailing list: between 15000 to 25000 users. This would be a moderated
> list (actually more like some kind of newsletter).

We have 10.000 users, but they all live insoide our organisation.
> I was wondering how well would mailman cope with such a large list.
> Has any of you done anything similar?
> I'm open to any suggestions and recommendations, would you recommend
> using Mailman or simply using aliases?

You definitely want an MLM for bounce processing!

Ralf Hildebrandt (i.A. des IT-Zentrums)         Ralf.Hildebrandt at charite.de
Charite - Universitätsmedizin Berlin            Tel.  +49 (0)30-450 570-155
Gemeinsame Einrichtung von FU- und HU-Berlin    Fax.  +49 (0)30-450 570-962
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