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Re: EPC: replacing the IUCr listserv with freeware Mailman program

We use since a few years sympa http://www.sympa.org which was developed 
by universities people that I know.

I am very pleased with it: it is able
- to manage a large number of lists
- a very nice Web interface
- a large number of settings to adapt to all uses (private, public, 
extranet, intranet lists....)
- a common space to share documents....
- full features for security

and much more.

I am using it myself http://listhost-ext.lmcp.jussieu.fr/wws/



Lachlan Cranswick a écrit:

>>From memory - there was a minor discussion a while back on
>replacing the IUCr listserv software (which is incredibly woeful
>to use and manage - just my opinion) to something more modern.
>One possibility used at Birkbeck College is the freeware GPL'd
>Mailman program:
>Example of Mailman in action is at:
>  http://mailman.cryst.bbk.ac.uk/mailman/listinfo/pps02
>Mailman homepage:
>  http://www.gnu.org/software/mailman/
>If this looked kosher - what timeframe would be possible
>to change over to a program like Mailman?
>An advantage of this would be that the owner of the 
>individual mailing lists would have much more intuitive
>control to administer things via the web.
>Lachlan M. D. Cranswick
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