On Tue, 6 Jul 1993 07:46:53 -0800 GMT Mark A. Schaub said:
>Anybody know of a listserver that runs under UNIX? Specifically, we have a
>Data General 6240 running DG/UX 5.4.2 (it's AT&T compliant).
In all fairness to the authors of the "Revised LISTSERV" resp. the
"ListServer" applications, may I suggest that one use a generic like
"Mailing List Manager"? The MLM generic seems to have been around
for some time, and imho quite accurately describes what you are
referring to here.
Aside from the issue of fairness to the authors, there's the
practical question of confusion amongst users of these MLMs.
Anyone used to "Revised LISTSERV" for example can get rather upset
when addressing an MLM with <listserv@...> and getting unexpected
So for those currently using <listserv@...> as address but not
running "Revised LISTSERV", and for those thinking of using an MLM
other than the "Revised LISTSERV" MLM, may I urge you to consider
changeing that address to something more applicable to the MLM (to
Regards, and thanks in advance.