[Sugar-devel] Mailman's admin and archive interfaces are horrible - suggest GroupServer.org

Luke Faraone luke at faraone.cc
Mon Oct 25 21:56:05 EDT 2010

On 10/17/2010 07:15 PM, Tim McNamara wrote:
> I'm assuming the infrastructure team are part of this list.

We are, sorry for the long reply time.

> The archives are easily searchable, attached files are converted to links to
> the server so that people's inboxes are not flooded. 

Removing inline attachments may break PGP/MIME, (although I haven't
checked) and some people consider being able to read a message offline
in its entirety a feature. I hope that behavior is configurable.

> I welcome any feedback. I think that a migration like this will make the
> mailing lists far more accessible as a knowledge archive. I've been assured
> that there is a migration path from mailman[4]. From what I know of Dan, its
> lead developer, it should be fairly easy & reliable.

I'll take a look at it. For it to be seriously considered, a mailman
path would be needed. The linked tweet notwithstanding, I've not seen
any documentation on such a migration.

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