[Mailman3-dev] Flexible data storage

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Mon Mar 15 16:26:20 EST 2004

On Mon, 2004-03-15 at 14:14, Dale Newfield wrote:

> A mailing list package is a tool for distributing messages.  It is the
> pipeline through which messages pass.  As such it should be described by
> the pipeline, not by the items passing through it.  While I agree two of
> the most basic concepts in the system are lists and subscribers, I am
> completely unconvinced that this system should contain the messages
> passing through it once the tool has done it's job.

I think we've identified use cases in the past where Mailman wants
access to a message store.  Thus I believe it is in our interest to
define an interface which allows Mailman to read and write the message
store data it will be interested in.


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