[pydotorg-www] Help with mailing lists?

Patrick Ben Koetter p at sys4.de
Tue Dec 23 14:28:26 CET 2014


sorry for the reply in German. That was Ralf's personal business mail

Could you repeat your questions and I will see to anwer them?


p at rick

* Ned Batchelder <ned at nedbatchelder.com>:
> On 12/23/14 6:55 AM, M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
> >On 23.12.2014 11:56, Ned Batchelder wrote:
> >>Sorry if this is the wrong list to write to. You'll see why I'm here in just a minute.
> >>
> >>I needed some help with some mail lists at mail.python.org: I need a password reminder, but never
> >>got one, and I have some questions about creating a new list.
> >Did you request this via the Mailman interface ? Perhaps it
> >got eaten by a spam filter.
> >
> >Note that some MLs on python.org have the monthly reminders turned
> >off, so for those you need to request the reminder via the Mailman
> >list interface.
> Yes, I requested it with the button on the page.  Nothing in the
> gmail spam filter.
> >
> >>The page at http://mail.python.org says, "If you are having trouble using the lists, please contact
> >>mailman at python.org <mailto:mailman at python.org>," so I sent my questions there.
> >>
> >>I got an automated response email that said that no one will answer, and to write to
> >>postmaster at python.org.  I forwarded my questions there.
> >>
> >>I got an automated response email in German that said to send requests to postmaster at charite.de. So
> >>I forwarded my questions there.
> >>
> >>I got an automated response email (in German and English!) that said, "Thank you for your email.
> >>We'll work on email issues right away, all other issues will be ignored."  I don't know if my
> >>questions are considered email issues or not, so I don't know how long to wait before trying
> >>something else.
> >>
> >>What should I do now?  Any ideas who I can contact? Things seem broken on a number of levels.
> >postmaster at python.org should be able to help you with ML issues.
> As I mentioned above, I sent an email to postmaster at python.org, and
> got a German reply that led me down a fruitless path.
> >
> >That said, it's holiday season now, so don't you can't really expect
> >the usual prompt reaction times of our postmasters :-)
> >
> :-(  The automated responses that are the email equivalent of
> >/dev/null are very prompt! :-(
> --Ned.
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