mailman and python27

Valeri Galtsev galtsev at
Sun Jul 26 01:13:48 UTC 2020

On 7/25/20 3:17 PM, Paul Schmehl wrote:
> I see that Python 27 is going away. Also, Mailman is still at version 2 
> and requires Python 27. Are there any plans to update Mailman to version 
> 3? If not, I need to devise a conversion path to a different mail list 
> software.

There was detailed discussion on this list some time ago, try to look in 
archives. There is Mailman 3  (depending on python 3) which by no means 
as good as mailman 2 is in many respects (as some Experts mentioned)

I for one plan to migrate to sympa as a couple of Experts recommended.


Valeri Galtsev
Sr System Administrator
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
University of Chicago
Phone: 773-702-4247

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