[Mailman3-dev] Suggested Features

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Tue Mar 16 09:31:41 EST 2004

On Tue, 2004-03-16 at 08:22, Ian A B Eiloart wrote:

> Hmm, I think I'd like to have mailman able to deliver the message to an 
> LMTP server,

Not for final delivery of the message, though.

>  and have the LMTP server drop the message into a shared 
> mailbox, so that I can use my regular mail client to read mail from the 
> archive. If I switch of mail delivery, I don't even need to duplicate the 
> contents of the message this way.
> The tricky bit would be synchronising the permissions on the mailbox with 
> the membership of the list. Oh, and keeping the LMTP server up to date with 
> the list of lists.
> If I can do that, why do I need a list archive? Why do I need a list 
> manager at all? Well, because some of our list members don't belong to the 
> university, so they won't have access to the IMAP server.

Another way to look at it is that messages go into a message store, and
that message store would have the ability to export messages through
imap, nntp, rss, and html/http.


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