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Re: Mailing list software



At 1:33 PM -0400 5/22/06, Todd Zullinger wrote:
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>Les Mikesell wrote:
>> The only real problem I've seen with mailman is that it is written
>> in python and has had version incompatibilities over the years, but
>> if you stick to what is included in a distro someone else should
>> take care of that.
>
>Just as a point of reference, I've run a mailman server on RH7.3 for
>years now and have kept it updated with the latest version of mailman
>through most of that time.  I have lagged behind at mailman-2.1.5 for
>a while because newer versions to have some minor dependencies on
>python 2.3 (where rh7.3 comes with 2.2.2) and I haven't gotten around
>to updating python yet.
>
>I'd say that any version incompatibilities in mailman have been fairly
>rare and minor, at least in my experience.

He meant versions of Python.  When Python changes, a new Mailman may be
needed for the new Python.  It is possible (of course ;) to have two
versions of Python installed if apps that need each version are required.
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