[sf-lug] What mailing list software/web interface does everyone use?
rick at linuxmafia.com
Tue Jan 26 14:31:11 PST 2010
Quoting Asheesh Laroia (asheesh at asheesh.org):
> On Mon, 25 Jan 2010, Chris Mason wrote:
> If you just change your subscription mode away from "Digest" back to
> normal mode, you'll be able to use your email program for that.
Yep, Chris Mason elected digest mode.
A large number of problems can be avoided just by eschewing that
Sounds like Chris probably needs just a better MUA, one that is more
capable of handling large amounts of threaded mail.
Some of us use well-tuned .muttrc files. ;-> But mutt's certainly not
Specifically, I wrote a couple of procmail filters to append most
mailing list traffic to mbox /home/rick/inboxes/lists . Procmail puts
several high-volume Debian lists' traffic in mbox /home/rick/inboxes/debian .
It puts svlug at lists.svlug.org traffic in mbox /home/rick/inboxes/svlug for
now-obsolete reasons. (A decade ago, that list got a deluge of traffic.
Not true today.) And everything else goes in mbox /var/spool/mail/rick by
And then I leave three instances of mutt running 24x7 : one for
personal mail, one for lists, one for svlug. (The Debian stuff I
read only rarely.)
Works for Me.<em>
Emacs users report that GNUS is good for handling lots of mail.
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