[nycbug-talk] Modern Mailing List as a Service? Or software?

Brian Callahan bcallah at devio.us
Sat Mar 23 20:26:09 EDT 2013

On 3/23/2013 7:07 PM, Matt Juszczak wrote:
> Hi folks,
> We have a client using Monarch for mailing list archiving with ezmlm for
> the actual mailing lists, hosted internally in their own data center.
> It's part of a bigger puzzle, but the goal is to migrate most of the
> SMTP stuff off of some BSD relay servers to something like Sendgrid.
> I'm trying to see if there's an "as a service" solution for hosting
> these lists, considering there's only a few of them and I don't think
> they need to maintain hardware (or even cloud infrastructure) for them.
> Alternatively, majordomo or mailman may still be viable alternatives,
> especially with good BSD support for both.  Does anyone have any
> suggestions?  Definitely want to move away from ezmlm as it hasn't been
> supported in over a decade.
> Thanks,
> Matt

Off the top of my head, you could try mlmmj. It's a modern codebase (the 
current release was made mid-2012) and IIRC, is supposed to emulate (or 
at least is inspired by) ezmlm.

Ports might lag behind one version (but should be trivial to bring 

NOTE: I haven't tried it myself, just going off memory.


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