[Mailman-Users] Variables in welcome message are not replaced

Ivan Van Laningham ivanlan at pauahtun.org
Mon Jan 7 02:21:10 CET 2008

Hi All--

Brad Knowles wrote:
> On 1/7/08, Stefan Burkard wrote:
>>  I posted the following about two weeks ago. Can anybody help me 
>> with this one?
> Two things:
> 1.  You're using Plesk.  You need to talk to your provider about 
> anything that might potentially be caused by Plesk or the customized 
> version of Mailman that they have installed.  The kinds of problems 
> you're describing seem very likely to me to be a result of something 
> that Plesk or your site administrator has done, and only your 
> provider would be able to fix those problems.

Plesk doesn't enter into this one.  I'm using Plesk to create my lists, 
and this doesn't happen to me or my subscribers.

The only thing bizarre that's happened since my forced upgrade from 
2.1.8 to 2.1.9 has been that I sometimes get disable notifications for 
one list from the bounce address at another list.

> See also FAQ 6.15 at 
> <http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py?req=show&file=faq06.015.htp>.
> 2.  You're using Mailman 2.1.5, and the current version of Mailman is 
> 2.1.9 (which is what we're running on python.org), with 2.1.10 in 
> early beta and set to be released soon.  So, part of your problem 
> could potentially be resolved by upgrading the version of Mailman 
> you're running, but then this gets back to point #1 above.

Ivan Van Laningham
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