OT: majordomo and ezmlm are so uncool

Bruno Wolff III bruno at wolff.to
Wed Dec 11 19:29:53 UTC 2013

On Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 07:19:54 -0800,
   Mike Wright <mike.wright at mailinator.com> wrote:
>12/11/2013 06:29 AM, Timothy Murphy wrote:
>>What is the attraction of these decrepit mailing-list programs?
>I can't speak to Mailman but I'll speak up for ezmlm.
>It hasn't been updated for years because it was well written and it 
>just works.  No bugs have been found that would require changes to 
>the code.

They may also be using ezmlm-idx which was last updated 8 years ago.

The reason one might want to use ezmlm and qmail instead of some other 
product is VERP. This makes for better bounce handling. However it 
doesn't work so well if you send large messages and there are multiple 
recipients on the same host.

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