Re: Advice on mailing list software -- special requirements
- Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2018 15:05:43 -0400
- From: Miles Fidelman <mfidelman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Advice on mailing list software -- special requirements
On 10/24/18 2:30 PM, rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
Ahh, a useful clue -- so the mail lists that list procmail as a dependency
(and no MTA) might meet my desires of being able to run a mail list without
setting up an MTA on my own machine.
Procmail is primarily a LOCAL delivery agent - generally attached to a
local MTA. Mail for local addresses is handed to procmail, which can do
things like sort mail into folders, return vacation messages, and so
forth. You might be able to coble together some basic list services,
but only if you have an MTA to hand outgoing mail to.
In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice.
In practice, there is. .... Yogi Berra