[Mailman-Users] Mailman < > forum ?

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Wed Dec 23 18:01:27 CET 2009

On Dec 23, 2009, at 11:47 AM, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:

> Barry Warsaw writes:
>> Mailman 3 is already more flexibly w.r.t. archivers, in the sense
>> that we define an interface between Mailman and generic archiver,
>> and then implement a number of modules to support everything from
>> Pipermail to mail-archive.com to MHonArc.  We should take the same
>> approach with forum integration.
> Sure.  My point is that forum and archivers are likely to step on each
> others' toes.  Isn't that the case?  I would think you want one or the
> other, but not both.  Or am I just seeing bogies?

I don't know about bogies, but maybe overly festive elves? :)

I agree they overlap, but I think they're different media, and I think they serve different purposes.  They have to work together, but they can coexist.


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