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Encyclopedia > GNU Mailman
Image:Mailman.jpg
Developed by Barry Warsaw
Latest release 2.1.10 / April 21, 2008 (2008-04-21), 1 day ago
Written in Python
OS Unix
Available in Many languages
Development status Mature
Genre Mailing lists
License GNU General Public License
Website http://www.gnu.org/software/mailman/

GNU Mailman is a computer software application from the GNU project managing electronic mailing lists. For other uses, see Software developer (disambiguation). ... Code complete redirects here. ... is the 111th day of the year (112th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... A programming language is an artificial language that can be used to control the behavior of a machine, particularly a computer. ... Python is a general-purpose, high-level programming language. ... An operating system (OS) is a software that manages computer resources and provides programmers with an interface used to access those resources. ... Filiation of Unix and Unix-like systems Unix (officially trademarked as UNIX®, sometimes also written as or ® with small caps) is a computer operating system originally developed in 1969 by a group of AT&T employees at Bell Labs including Ken Thompson, Dennis Ritchie and Douglas McIlroy. ... See Language (journal) for the linguistics journal. ... A mailing list is a collection of names and addresses used by an individual or an organization to send material to multiple recipients. ... A software license is a legal agreement which may take the form of a proprietary or gratuitous license as well as a memorandum of contract between a producer and a user of computer software. ... GPL redirects here. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Application software is a subclass of computer software that employs the capabilities of a computer directly to a task that the user wishes to perform. ... The GNU logo, drawn by Etienne Suvasa The GNU Project was announced in 1983 by Richard Stallman. ... An electronic mailing list, a type of Internet forum, is a special usage of e-mail that allows for widespread distribution of information to many Internet users. ...


Mailman is coded primarily in Python and currently maintained by Barry Warsaw. Distributed under the GNU General Public License, Mailman is free software. Python is a general-purpose, high-level programming language. ... GPL redirects here. ... Free software is software that can be used, studied, and modified without restriction, and which can be copied and redistributed in modified or unmodified form either without restriction, or with minimal restrictions only to ensure that further recipients can also do these things. ...


Features

GNU Mailman works with Unix style mail servers such as Postfix, Sendmail and qmail. Features include a Web browser interface for list administration, archiving of messages, spam filtering. Filiation of Unix and Unix-like systems Unix (officially trademarked as UNIX®, sometimes also written as or ® with small caps) is a computer operating system originally developed in 1969 by a group of AT&T employees at Bell Labs including Ken Thompson, Dennis Ritchie and Douglas McIlroy. ... Postfix is a free software / open source mail transfer agent (MTA), a computer program for the routing and delivery of email. ... Sendmail is a mail transfer agent (MTA) that is a well known project of the open source, free software and Unix communities, which is distributed both as free software and proprietary software. ... qmail is a mail transfer agent that runs on Unix. ... An example of a Web browser (Mozilla Firefox) A web browser is a software application that enables a user to display and interact with text, images, videos, music and other information typically located on a Web page at a website on the World Wide Web or a local area network. ... E-mail spam, also known as bulk e-mail or junk e-mail is a subset of spam that involves sending nearly identical messages to numerous recipients by e-mail. ...


See also

Majordomo is an open source mailing list manager (MLM) developed by Great Circle Associates. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Sympa is an open source(GNU GPL) mailing list software. ... This article is about a specific electronic mailing list software application known as LISTSERV. See electronic mailing list for description of the generic email-based mailing lists. ...

External links

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GNU Mailman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (130 words)
GNU Mailman is a GNU package for managing electronic mailing lists.
It is free software/open source software, distributed freely under the GNU General Public License.
Mailman is written in the Python programming language.
Mailman - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation (FSF) (405 words)
Mailman Announce is a read-only list that you can subscribe to if you are only interested in release notices and other important news.
Mailman Users is the mailing list to subscribe to if you are using Mailman at your site, and may have problems or questions relating to installation, use, etc. We'll try to keep the deep technical discussions off this list.
Mailman Developers is the mailing list to use if you are interested in helping us develop Mailman, discuss future directions, etc. This is the list for more in-depth technical issues.
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