[Pdx-pm] [SOT] perl based software recommendations

Roderick A. Anderson raanders at acm.org
Fri Jan 30 14:10:47 CST 2004

On Thu, 29 Jan 2004, Andrew Savige wrote:

> If you want a Perl-based one, you might try the recent siesta:
>   http://siesta.unixbeard.net/
>   http://search.cpan.org/dist/Siesta/

Wow.  A quick look says this is what I need.  Thanks.

> or the not so recent majordomo:
>   http://www.greatcircle.com/majordomo/

Yeah majordomo was being considered but I thought it was a bit of over 
kill for a dozen or so lists with less than 1000 members each (my guesses 

> Apart from being a standard, does mailman have killer feature/s
> that these Perl-based ones lack?
> /-\ (who can't understand why Python should be better suited to
>      writing mailing list manager software than Perl)

Ergo, my question.  I want to be able to fiddle if the need arises.

Again thanks,
    "Open Source Software - You usually get more than you pay for..."
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