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From:	 barry@digicool.com (Barry A. Warsaw)
To:	 python-announce-list@python.org
Subject: ANNOUNCE Mailman 2.0.4
Date:	 Wed, 18 Apr 2001 15:23:03 -0400
Cc:	 python-list@python.org

I've just released version 2.0.4 of Mailman, the GNU Mailing List
Manager.  Mailman is released under the GNU General Public License

Mailman 2.0.3 had a few constructs which caused warnings when run with
Python 2.1.  The unfortunate part is that those warnings could occur
in the qrunner process which tended to cause cron to bombard the
system administrators with email.  If you upgrade your Python to 2.1,
you should definitely upgrade to Mailman 2.0.4, otherwise consider it

Mailman 2.0.4 is being released as both a gzip'd source tarball and as
a patch file.

GNU Mailman is software to help manage electronic mail discussion
lists, much like Majordomo or Smartmail.  Mailman gives each mailing
list a unique web page and allows users to subscribe, unsubscribe, and
change their account options over the web.  Even the list manager can
administer his or her list entirely via the web.  Mailman has most of
the features that people want in a mailing list management system,
including built-in archiving, mail-to-news gateways, spam filters,
bounce detection, digest delivery, and so on.

Mailman is compatible with most web servers, web browsers, and mail
servers.  It runs on GNU/Linux and should run on any other Unix-like
operating system.  Mailman 2.0.4 requires Python 1.5.2 or newer.  To
install Mailman from source, you will need a C compiler.

For more information on Mailman, including links to file downloads,
please see the Mailman WWW page: http://www.gnu.org/software/mailman

And its mirrors at:


[Only the SourceForge and list.org sites are up-to-date at the moment,
I expect the gnu.org site to be updated shortly.]

If you want to download just the 2.0.3 -> 2.0.4 patch, please see:


There are email lists (managed by Mailman, of course!) for both
Mailman users and developers.  See the web sites above for details.