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Minimalist is a mailing list manager. It is small, fast, and easy to setup and maintain. It supports per-user settings, a write-only subscription option, multiple languages, a workaround for MIME-encoded messages, several levels of security, archiving, blacklisting, and more. It can be configured on a per-list basis as well as globally.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  21 Jun 2005 16:56

    Release Notes: This release fixes a few annoying errors in parsing headers, adds the new directives "modify message-id", "blocked robots", and "cc on subscribe", adds a "List-ID" header as per RFC2919, and adds support for the Ukrainian (UA) and French (FR) languages.

    •  16 Jul 2004 17:53

      Release Notes: This release fixes a few errors in parsing headers of incoming messages.

      •  21 May 2004 18:24

        Release Notes: This release adds support for bounce processing (using VERP) and new directive 'to recipient', which fills the header To: with the recipient's address, not the list address. A few errors have been fixed.

        •  02 Apr 2004 10:54

          Release Notes: In this version, the password can be supplied in the headers of a message. It will not produce MIME messages and will not add a footer if the "footer" file is not available for the list. A typo in the X-BeenThere header has been fixed for compatibility with Mailman.

          •  04 Mar 2004 13:11

            Release Notes: Two bugs were fixed since 2.5(1). The first was broken loop handling, and the second was incorrect truncating of some incoming messages.

            Recent comments

            15 Nov 2003 13:08 muhandix

            Simple yet powerful

            Simple, powerful and reliable, this Minimalist keeps up de *NIX style.

            I used to hold several mail list with Mailman (5MB source) but this 30Kb source Minimalist gives me the same service.



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