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

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Tue Oct 26 10:13:42 EDT 2010

On 26.10.2010, at 11:14, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 09:56:05PM -0400, Luke Faraone wrote:
>> 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.
> You might want to consider sympa too: https://www.sympa.org/
> It has strong support for PGP/MIME, and a nice default web interface.

For easier participation, a system that had a seamless forums interface would be great. Unfortunately I have not found one that works well, yet.

- Bert -

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