[Mailman-Users] Virtual sites

Jim Popovitch jimpop at yahoo.com
Thu Sep 14 06:51:22 CEST 2006

On Wed, 2006-09-13 at 23:23 -0500, Brad Knowles wrote:
> At 1:53 PM -0400 2006-09-13, Jim Popovitch wrote:
> >  The problem with this approach is that Mailman will still only use the
> >  single specified mail server, rather than processing a list of
> >  mailservers defined as MX records for a DNS domain.
> Mailman is a Mailing List Management system.  It is not an MTA.  It 
> does not do the work of an MTA.  It leave the MTA work to real MTAs 
> that are designed to do that work.
> Looking up MX records is the job of an MTA, not an MLM.

Looking up MX records is also the job of an MUA, and Mailman is very
much like an MUA, albeit on steroids.  IMHO of course.

-Jim P.

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