Warning! Please perform careful tests before establishing a gateway between a mailing list and a newsgroup which is not strictly local to your site...
Please report success/failure to the author.
I consider it really unpractical to read mailing-lists using mail reading software; such software is often inadequate for that kind of communication (even though Mutt's "sort by thread" feature is a quantum leap for this matter). I prefer reading mailing-lists in the form of newsgroups. (NB: YMMV.)
I therefore have created a few scripts that facilitate the set-up of a (bidirectional) gateway between a moderated newsgroup and a mailing list, with the help of the Procmail software:
Warning! The Perl version of news2mail is untested so far. Please report any problem that you encounter with it. You can also get the old version (a Shell script).
To install a gateway:
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