Sad State of Mailing List

Sad State of Mailing List Software, a short unintelligent rant
Mailing list software sucks. I can’t believe how little progress has been made in the last 5 years. I’m on mailing lists right now that still don’t strip out attachments from digests. ONElist was doing that in 1998. I’ve played a little bit with Mailman, and it’s a wretched bit of code as well. Majordomo seems to be dead. Even Yahoo Groups has stagnated, with no new features since the acquisition by Yahoo a couple of years ago. This is sad.

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