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Re: [OCLUG-Tech] free mailing list host

On 11/30/2013 09:19 AM, Stewart Bill wrote:
> Mailman is really good software, and with the end of the long Majordomo
> era, the standard FOSS mailing list app.  It has a classically simple
> functional interface that lets you do almost anything you want to with a
> mailing list.  
Mailman is what I'm running at home and for another club so I know all
about it (just sad some subscribers doesn't understand why sending to
list-owner [ at ] some [ dot ] tld doesn't work - even after I told them several
times), just don't want to be responsible for this one also so I want it
hosted elsewhere.

> Their wiki has a nice long list of commercial providers updated
> recently: 
> http://wiki.list.org/display/COM/Mailman+hosting+services
Will check that one since I want to move some list out of the house

> Mailman is increasingly showing up - along with lots of other FOSS from
> analytics to wikis - in panels of website hosters, so might well be
> bundled if you host your website with an external provider.
That is my current plane - start with checking on what the hosting
provider they currently use has to offer, but if it's any of the one I
already seen it's kind of useless. Broadcast only, you managed 100% of
the emails(users can't) and any message must be created in the provided
editor (which doesn't allow attachments or even pictures) - not just
send an email to some email address.

mailchimp/Yahoo/google, adding them to my list of things to check on.

> On Fri, 2013-11-29 at 14:04 -0500, Peter Sjöberg wrote:
>> I club I'm in looking for a way to manage a mailing list and while I
>> could set up something in my basement I prefer to have it hosted
>> somewhere else so I'm wondering if anyone here has any suggestions ?
>> I'm not sure about the requirement but my guess is
>> for a start:
>> own domainname not required, can very well be myclub.freelist.com
>> <100 subscribers
>> <10 messages a month broadcast only
>> Possible future
>>  <100 subscribers
>>  <100 (probably <10) messages but bidirectional for discussions (like
>> this list)
>> Google found a few like
>>  http://www.ymlp.com/index.html
>>  http://www.freelists.org/
>>  http://www.bravemailer.com/
>>  http://notifylist.com/
>> Before I start reading the fineprint on all of them I wonder if anyone
>> know good/bad about them or have better suggestions ?
>> _______________________________________________
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