[web-team]Re: [Officers] The lists are on auto-pilot :-(
michael at valinux.com
Thu Sep 14 10:48:51 PDT 2000
On Wed, Sep 13, 2000 at 08:26:56PM -0700, Marc MERLIN wrote:
> So, after realizing that no one ever answered people's posts to
> mailman-owner or svlug-owner, and that some requests got ignored for weeks
> if I didn't have the time to get to them, I sent a message to both aliases
> (attached in this mail) and no one received it.
> svlug:~# grep mailman-owner /etc/aliases
> mailman-owner: michael,chrisd,lisa,merlin
> I sent a second message, just to make sure, and didn't get an answer either.
> So, I'm left to assume that everyone but me procmails svlug stuff to
> /dev/null or a folder that is never read :-(
You're right, I didn't see those messages. I know they don't go to /dev/null,
I'm looking right now to see where they did end up, and why they didn't get to
my svlug mailbox.
> While I'm neither the sysadmin or the listmaster for the svlug box, I've
> chipped in when things didn't get done, probably because Michael was too
> busy. I repeatetly removed bad Emails from the lists and installed mailman
> 2.0beta5 since it had automated bouncing Email removals (it takes care of
> most of bounces automatically)
Thank you Marc. I do appreciate the help. (especially the mailman upgrade.)
> So Michael, unless you don't want to be listmaster anymore, please check
> your procmail filters, your filters, whatever handles your mail and try to
> find out why you aren't receiving any of those Emails (I'm assuming that you
> aren't receiving them since you aren't answering them)
I'm digging into this right now. It'll get fixed today.
> As for the other officers, I'd like to ask you to help out and cover for
> Michael if he can't respond. We got flamed on the svlug list (and rightfully
unfortunatly I don't often get time to follow the svlug list proper.
> so) because we completely ignored requests for help on unsubscribing, so
> please make sure you help out with the messages (I try to help, but I have
> too much work and Email to be on top of my mailbox all the time)
Any help is always appreciated. Marc has been a great help. Anyone else who
is interested in jumping in more, just let us know.
> I'm not going to add anyone to the mailman-owner alias, but I'm asking you
> to volunteer.
> If you don't have the root password to the box, we can give that to you or
> add you to the alias. We can also give you access to the mailman admin
> interface if you don't have that yet.
> Thank you,
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