>>>>> "BH" == Bill Houle <Bill.Houle@SanDiegoCA.NCR.COM> writes:
BH> I would side with the novices on this one: it's foolproof for them, so
BH> provide sub/un single-command aliases. No more than sub/un though.
Well, that's one against and a mound for. I can think of other redeeming
things to do with an 'mj_command', like a convenient autoresponder, so I'll
look into writing it.
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BH> I only see it featured/utilized on hackish list managers, not the
BH> biggies like Majordomo and Listserv.
I think everyone using SmartList would disagree with you. Having spend
some hours in the SmartList source, I'd say that it is hackish, but no less
so than Majordomo. Is Procmail coupled with shell scripts any worse than
One thing I never understood about MLMs that only use command-addresses or
commands in the subject are how they manage 'global' things, like the
'lists' command. Or remote configuration.