[Mailman-Users] Mailman equivalent of Yahoo "Special Announcements"?

Peter Shute pshute at nuw.org.au
Fri Sep 19 22:20:52 CEST 2014

> On 20 Sep 2014, at 12:38 am, "Steven D'Aprano" <steve at pearwood.info> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm about to migrate a Yahoo Groups mailing list to mailman. Yahoo 
> Groups offers four delivery modes:
> - individual emails
> - daily digests
> - no mail
> - special announcements only
> and I have list members set to all four of them. The first three I can 
> easily deal with, but I'm not sure how to handle those set to the last.
> As far as I can tell, the only difference between a Special Announcement 
> and a regular post in Yahoo Groups is that a moderator can tick a 
> checkbox when writing a Special Announcement on Yahoo's web UI.

Do you ever send special announcements? I'd be tempted to just set those people to no mail.

Peter Shute

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