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 Colibri is a "free software":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_software used to handle mailing lists. It does the same task as "GNU mailman":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GNU_Mailman or "majordomo":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Majordomo_(software), but in a somewhat more modern way. 


 h1. Colibri for users user of mailing lists 

 Documentation for users 


 h1. Colibri for system administrators 

 Colibri is written 


 Notes about installing colibri on "python":http://www.python.org and is based on the "django":http://www.djangoproject.com "ORM":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Object-relational_mapping. This means you'll need python and "django":http://www.djangoproject.com on the a server. 

 You do not need to use the web front-end, but if you do, you'll need some way to make your web browser execute python code (typically using "mod_python":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mod_python, but there numerous other ways). 

 Here are the detailed notes about [[installing colibri]]. 


 h1. Colibri for developers 

 Colibri is written in "python":http://www.python.org, and makes heavy use of both django "ORM":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Object-relational_mapping and the "email package":http://docs.python.org/library/email.html of python. 

 
 The web interface is made on top of written in "django":http://www.djangoproject.com 

 Colibri is tested against python 2.5 and 2.6. The compatibility with python 3.0 has not been checked yet.