At 12:13 AM 10/30/95 -0500, Rudy Amid wrote:
>An excerpt from Dale Cook message:
>> At 03:28 PM 10/24/95 -0400, Mr. Rich Reybok wrote:
>> > We have just set up Majordomo v1.93 and all is working great.
>> >Unfortunately, we can't seem to get the digest feature working properly.
>> This is how I did it. No guarantees that it's the best way :-)
> 1. In the aliases file, the xxxxx alias which pipes mail to the resend program
>needs to have the xxxxx-digest file added to the -I parameter in the arguments
>to resend. So you have:
> xxxxx: /MDHOME/wrapper resend -l xxxxx -I xxxxx:xxxxx-digest xxxxx-outgoing
> This allows users in the digest list to post to the list in general.
>> 2. Create an alias for xxxxx-digest: xxxxx
>> This sends any mail that people might send to the digest list to the list in general.
> I'm not sure if this will work, nor it's desirable. At least in step 2
>it's guaranteed to work but then you may want to notify the user sending to
>xxxxx-digest that he/she is posting to the wrong group.
Well, it does work because it's running right now. And it is desirable.
Tell me what good it is to have people on the digest only able to send mail
to the digest? I want their replies to be seen by the list in general.
> I haven't seen a digested file before. What does it look like? Just
>the dump of all the messages in one big email?
That's what it is. Perhaps you should understand what it is and why it's
used before you question whether a solution is desirable or not.
>I always thought a web browser
>solution to see digested list is the best choice, since its indexable and
This is a nicety, but hardly a solution. First, I'm running a mailing list, not
a web server. Second, and more crucially, not all my list members *have*
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