[Mailman-Users] Ubuntu release of Mailman

David dave at fiteyes.com
Wed May 16 01:39:49 CEST 2012

On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 7:31 PM, Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:

> Geoff Shang wrote:
> >
> >I've done several Mailman installs under Debian and Ubuntu and have had
> >minimal problems.  The key in my opinion is to look at the installation
> >guide and make sure you actually do everything that's listed there that's
> >appropriate.  It's easy enough to assume that a lot of what you need to do
> >regarding setup will be done for you when you install a package, but this
> >isn't really the case with Mailman (by necessity).
> <rant>
> That sounds good, but evidently, judging from the number of
> Debian/Ubuntu packge users who come to this list with mail delivery
> issues because they have ended up with some Postfix configuration that
> combines Mailman aliases and postfix_to_mailman.py in incompatible
> ways, people don't look at the Debian documentation. They look at our
> installation manual or some incompatible web HowTo and wind up with a
> mess.
> I wish they all would read and comprehend the FAQ at
> <http://wiki.list.org/x/OIDD>.
> And, while I'm wishing, sometimes I wish I were less compulsive about
> this and could just refer them to that FAQ and forget about it.
> </rant>

I'm one member of the list who is extremely grateful for your compulsion.
In my opinion, your help on this list is an invaluable asset to the Mailman
community. Without your compulsive help, the Mailman user community would
be tremendously disadvantaged compared to its current status.

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