We use mailman but that requires a server installation. Similarly there is
listserv which for example. However, you could look in to Jiscmail
(https://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/) which runs email groups for research and
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On 1 Apr 2015, at 15:31, Paola Kathuria <pa...@limov.com> wrote:
> Google Groups vs. Yahoo vs. ?
> What do you use to run mailing lists? When PPIG first started, we used
> In replacing the PPIG site last month, the mailing lists moved to a new
> location too.
> I thought that using Google Groups would be a good idea because my local
> Toastmasters club uses it. However, I’m finding it a huge pain in several
> • It blocks certain domains from posting, such as virgin.net
> • you can’t set someone to be a list Manager if they don’t have a
> Google account
> • I can’t set a welcome message (as Yahoo Groups)
> • I can’t set a periodical list protocol message (as Yahoo Groups)
> If any of you have used Google Groups and Yahoo Groups, is one better? Or is
> there an even better solution out there?
> [The rest of the message is a duplicate of what I sent to PPIG Announce]
> Strict moderation
> Unlike the youthful innocence of the Internet 28 years ago when PPIG was
> founded, we are now in an age of overflowing inboxes and spambots.
> I have therefore set both PPIG lists as ask-to-join. And, from now one,
> except for the core PPIG team, the first messages posted by new subscribers
> will be moderated.
> Seeing messages twice?
> If you receive this message twice, it’s because you are subscribed to the
> list with two addresses.
> You can keep both subscribed (to post from) but set only one address to
> receive mail (the alternative is to read messages on the Google forum).
> I’m happy to sort this out for you if you let me know what addresses you’re
> subscribed with (in the mail header?). Or just mail me and I’ll try to find
> the dupes in the address list.
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