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Name Mailman
Short description Helps manage email discussion lists by giving each mailing list a web page.
Full description Helps manage email discussion lists by giving each mailing list a web page, and allowing users to subscribe, unsubscribe, etc. over the Web. The list manager can adminster a full list entirely from the Web.

The program also includes most things that people want to do with the Web: archiving, mail-to-news gateways, integrated bounce handling, spam prevention, email based admin commands, direct STMP delivery, and support for virtual domains. The program runs on most Unix-like systems and is compatible with most Web servers and browsers and most SMTP servers

Homepage URL http://www.gnu.org/software/mailman/mailman.html
GNU package name
User level beginner
Component programs Mailing List, Email list
VCS checkout command bzr branch lp:mailman
Computer languages Python 1.5.2 or newer, C
Documentation note The GNU Mailing List Manager, which manages email discussion lists much like Majordomo and Smartmail. Unlike most similar products, Mailman gives each mailing list a web page, and allows users to subscribe, unsubscribe, etc. over the web. Even the list manager can administer his or her list entirely from the web.

Mailman also integrates most things people want to do with mailing lists, including archiving, mail <-> news gateways, and so on. It has all of the features you expect from such a product, plus integrated support for the web (including web based archiving), automated bounce handling and integrated spam prevention.

This page is for people looking to help develop GNU Mailman. The download link represents just the current (unreleased) development version of Mailman 3. If you are looking to download other versions of Mailman, or are looking for documentation on how to install, set up, or use Mailman, please visit the main site: http://www.list.org or the wiki: http://wiki.list.org

Paid support
IRC help http://freenode.org #mailman
IRC general http://freenode.org #mailman
IRC development http://freenode.org #mailman
Related projects Enemies of Carlotta, Exim, GNU sauce, Minimalist, Mll2html, phplist, Smail, Sympa, TWIG
Keywords Mailing, lists, Email
Version identifier 3.0.0a7
Version date 2005/05/31
Version status Stable
Version download http://launchpad.net/mailman/3.0/3.0.0a7/+download/mailman-3.0.0a7.tar.gz
Version comment Great program for maintaining a list.
Finished review

License: GPLv2orlater

License note:

Real name: Barry A. Warsaw

Role: Maintainer

Email: barry@zope.org

Real name: Christopher Kolar

Role: Contributor

Email: ckolar@aurora.edu

Resource audience: Bug Tracking

Resource kind: Bug Tracking

Resource URL: https://bugs.launchpad.net/mailman

Business: project-management
Interface: web
Internet-application: tool
Programming-language: C, python
Text-creation: documentation-tool
Use: live-communications, reading

Prerequisite kind: python 1.5.2 or greater

Prerequisite description: Python Programming Language

Prerequisite kind: C, libs, headers, buildutils

Prerequisite description: C set to build

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