I saw a reference to the "GNU Mailing List Manager" in the upcoming
USENIX/LISA'98 conference presentations. Hadn't heard of it before,
but a quick search turned up http://www.list.org/. The product is
beta and a 1.0 release, but here's the feature list:
o Most standard mailing list features, including list moderation,
mail based commands, digests, and so on.
o An extensive web-based user interface that is customizable on a
o A web-based list administration interface for all admin-type
tasks, including list configuration, moderation, and so on.
o Automatic web-based hypermail-style archiving, including
provisions for private archives.
o Integrated mail list to newsgroup gatewaying.
Integrated newsgroup to mail list gatewaying.
o Smart bounce detection and correction.
o Integrated fast bulk mailing (useful for sendmail users).
o Smart spam protection.
o Multiple list owners and moderators are possible.
o Optional (per-user) MIME-compliant digests.
o Nice about which machine you subscribed from if you're from the
All in all, its in line with what we already planned with Mj2.
Auto-hyper-archiving is basically an integrated Wilma. Norbert's got
the bounce processing covered. MIME. Bulk mailer. etc.
I like the integrated mail2news -- this was mainly what I was aiming
for with my "virtual lists" concept discussed last week.
I'll check out the web part and see how its customization compares
From: Russ Allbery <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: "Randall S. Winchester" <rsw@Glue.umd.edu>
From: Jason L Tibbitts III <email@example.com>