Thanks for the email..
The Usenet solution seems do-able... We have IIS 6 running, and it seems
pretty straight forward setting up nntp ...
I understand there is a program Mailman in Fedora which might work as well.
Going to try the MS solution first
I will let the list know what we finally decide on..
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Sent: Thursday, April 19, 2007 14:48
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Subject: Re: Hosting listserv
I haven't set up a listserve myself. We looked into it several years ago
when I was at MMU. At that time there didn't seem to be much in the way of
An internal usenet server could serve a similar purpose and there are
several Linux distributions with usenet servers built in.
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>>> Bill Clark <[log in to unmask]> 4/19/2007 1:52 PM >>>
Would anyone have advice about hosting a listserv internally ?
We will have about 20 - 25 teachers/staff who will be discussing vocational
We do not host our web page or email.
Perhaps some good "discussion" software ... Is blogging better ?
Just looking for the easiest/inexpensive solution besides email for people
to discuss a common topic...
Bill Clark, Austine School for the Deaf
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