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I just migrated some mailing lists to mailman. It really is done decently.
Once it is setup, you manage it with a webpage and it will change the
aliases and work fine.
Adding/removing people unfortunately seems like it has to be done with
as the list is held in a db format.
Ron Guerin wrote:
> Ronny Abraham wrote:
>> I was thinking that worst comes to worst, I'd do it from scratch using
>> forms, html, and python (with a host that has mysql and sendmail).
> One of the biggest mistakes people make on the Internet is thinking that
> writing a MLM (Mailing List Manager) is trivial. Doing it right is
> non-trivial. Better to use one written by people who know the rules of
> the road than either ignoring the rules of the road or trying to learn
> them all. The latter is how mail servers and domains get blacklisted.
> - Ron