[triangle-zpug] FYI - mailman host is moving

Jeff Rush jeff at taupro.com
Sat Sep 29 00:11:16 CEST 2007

Chris Calloway wrote:
> Jeff Rush wrote:
>> Chris Calloway wrote:
> Send it to mailman.python.org as stated above is what I did, as advised
> by you in this offlist discussion on 3/3/07 precipitated by a discussion
> on the user group advocacy list about how to best get an email list for
> user groups:
> Jeff Rush wrote:
>> Chris Calloway wrote:
>>> By what process did you go about getting an email list created on
>>> python.org?
>> All I did was fire off an email explaining who I was and what I wanted
>> to:
>>   <mailman at python.org>


Yeah, I got caught in those mis-instructions as well, the first couple of
times (over several months so I forgot again), and waited for a reply.

> OK, I'll try postmaster at python.org this time. Especially since we could
> get admin control of the list.
> Although, if you look at:
> http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo
> It says:
> "If you are having trouble using the lists, please contact
> mailman at python.org."
> And the list admin page at:
> http://mail.python.org/mailman/admin

These are wrong and were brought to the attention of those who can change it
(not in an area I can change).  There was some discussion but no one had time
to actually fix it, as I recall.

> Hopefully with administrative control, we'll be able to migrate our list
> of subscribers over almost transparently.

Yes, the Bangalore usersgroup just migrated their members onto mail.python.org
quite painlessly, not wanting to run their own Mailman server either.

And just for general information, the Python advocacy coordinator project is
wrapping up and coming to an end on Oct 15.  I'll be heading off to other
things, probably Zope 3 work.


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