[Mailman-Users] Mailman and virtual domains...

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Fri Jul 10 00:49:10 CEST 2009

Grant Taylor wrote:
> On 7/9/2009 4:55 PM, Mark Sapiro wrote:
>> In the past, and still, you can specify the domain for a list by
>> specifying the listname as LISTNAME at WEB_HOST. This is the same as
>> specifying the list name as LISTNAME together with the
>> --urlhost=WEB_HOST option. Note that this can be confusing because
>> LISTNAME at WEB_HOST is not necessarily the list posting address which
>> is LISTNAME at EMAIL_HOST. This is explained in the help for newlist.
> I got the (mis)understanding that the LISTNAME at WEB_HOST was deprecated
> and might be removed at some point.  Is this not the case?

You are correct. That is the case. I only mentioned it because it is at
present the only way to specify a web host other than DEFAULT_URL_HOST in
a "pure dialog" interaction with newlist.

> I guess I should ask, what is the preferred method to do it going
> forward?  (If I'm going to learn it, I'd like to learn the proper and
> preferred way.)

The preferred method is the -u/--urlhost option.

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