[Mailman-Users] Two questions

Michael Anderson mpanderso at cox.net
Wed Sep 5 16:49:13 CEST 2007

> On Sep 5, 2007, at 7:52 AM, Michael Anderson wrote:
>> 1. Is there a way to mass unsubscribe all the members of a 5k list?
> bin/list_members $LISTNAME > your_list_members # (this will create a
> file with the members' addresses)
> bin/remove_members $LISTNAME < your_list_members # (this will use the
> newly-created file to remove the addresses)

Is there a way to do this with the web interface in Mailman? I'm no command
line proficient enough.
>> 2. I need to send a broadcast message to about 4K addresses. Just a
>> one-time
>> announcement. Should I use Mailman for this? I'm not sure how to
>> set up a
>> broadcast-only list.
> Have you set the list up already? You could just create a new,
> moderated list and not let anyone else post to it.

This is how I did it last time but I thought there was maybe a specific kind
of list for broadcasting announcements. Thanks


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