Barry A. Warsaw | 11 Dec 02:33 2002

RELEASED Mailman 2.1 beta 6

I've released Mailman 2.1 beta 6.  This is the last planned beta
release before MM2.1 final, which I still expect to release before the
end of the year.  See below for a list of changes since 2.1b5.  There
have been lots of bug fxes and lots of translations updates.

The new tarball has been uploaded to SourceForge, and the various web
sites will be updated shortly.


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2.1 beta 6 (09-Dec-2002)

    Lots and lots of bug fixes, and translation updates.  Also,

    - ARCHIVER_OBSCURES_EMAILADDRS is now set to true by default.

    - QRUNNER_SAVE_BAD_MESSAGES is now set to true by default.

    - Bounce messages which were recognized, but in which no member
      addresses were found are no longer forwarded to the list

    - bin/arch grew a --wipe option which first removes the entire old
      archive before regenerating the new one.

    - bin/mailmanctl -u now prints a warning that permission problems
      could appear, such as when trying to delete a list through the
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Barry A. Warsaw | 24 Dec 21:55 2002

RELEASED Mailman 2.1 rc 1

Well, it's Christmas Eve and it's snowing outside, so what more
festive thing is there to do but announce the release candidate for
Mailman 2.1 final. :)

It's been a long time coming, but hopefully it's worth unwrapping this
present!  I believe we're on track to make the final release before
the end of the year.  My humble thanks to everyone who's been involved
in the project.

See below for the short list of changes since 2.1 beta 6.  Most
importantly, Lithuanian support has been added.  The new tarball has
been uploaded to SourceForge and the various web sites have been
updated too.

Enjoy, and seasons greetings to all,

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2.1 rc 1 (24-Dec-2002)

    Bug fixes and language updates.  Also,

    - Lithuanian support has been added.

    - bin/remove_members grew --nouserack and --noadminack switches

    - configure now honors --srcdir

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Barry A. Warsaw | 31 Dec 23:28 2002

RELEASED Mailman 2.1 - final

After nearly two years of development, we are happy to announce the
release of GNU Mailman 2.1.  Mailman is free software that enables
users to manage email mailing lists and e-newsletters.  Its integrated
web interface provides easy-to-use access for list members and list
administrators.  Mailman supports built-in archiving, automatic bounce
processing, content filtering, digest delivery, spam filters, and

Mailman 2.1 is fully internationalized, supporting 17 languages
out-of-the-box.  A summary of additional new features in Mailman 2.1
is outlined below.  The NEWS file in the source distribution contains
more details about all the new features.

For more information on Mailman, including downloading and
installation instructions, please visit one of the following mirror

The Mailman developers wish to thank for their sponsorship
of several Mailman 2.1 features, Zope Corporation for their support,
and the entire Mailman community for their contributions.

-Barry Warsaw
Pythonlabs, Zope Corporation

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