[ot] news2mail gateway (fwd)

adam at cfar.umd.edu adam at cfar.umd.edu
Fri Sep 8 20:07:27 UTC 2000



Unfortunatelly, I'm not creating it, nor I have any control over it.

> Assuming you are creating a newsgroup for this class, just make it a
> moderated newsgroup, and as the moderator's email address just use the
> mailing list.  You can then include an approved mail2news feed back to
> the newsgroup so that all mailings end up on the newsgroup.  This is
> much easier then working with news2mail.
> 
> adam at cfar.umd.edu wrote:
> > 
> > Hello,
> > 
> >         I'm thinking to setup a news2mail gateway and mailing list for
> >         my cmsc412 class, so that whoever wants to receive all posts in
> >         their mail can just subsribe to a mailing list, and other way it
> >         also should be possible to post by sending mail to list.
> > 
> >         I have setup something like this in past, but I have used it
> >         together with my own news server and the news-mail gateway
> >         was part of my server (inn package).
> > 
> >         In this case I don't own news server and I don't have access
> >         to newsfeed. So I'll have to run some program from cron
> >         periodically which checks for new posts, say every 15 min,
> >         or something like that.
> > 
> >         Now the big question is which program I want to use it for it.
> > 
> >         I have checked out freshmeat, and they have there number of
> >         programs which do this task, and I'm not sure which one to use.
> >         Has anyone used anything like this in past? I would like some
> >         recommendations in this matter. The list of various news2
> >         mail programs is in
> > 
> >         http://freshmeat.net/appindex/console/news.html
> > 
> > also
> > 
> >         http://members.xoom.com/alexsh/news2mail/
> > 
> > 
> > --
> > Adam
> > http://www.eax.com      The Supreme Headquarters of the 32 bit registers
> 
> 
> 

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