[Mailman-Developers] Database API
Ricardo Kustner <email@example.com>
01 Aug 2000 22:22:42 CEST
On Mon, 31 Jul 2000 17:10:20 -0400, Andy Lowe said:
> Here is my first draft of multiple back end support for Mailman.
> I believe that everything else can be handled by the frontend
> Here are some issues I am not sure I adderessed or understood.
> mixed and lower case mail addr.?
> admin approval list should be in database ?
in the end maybe, but i guess there's no hurry with it...
i think the held back messages should be kept on disk though
> key names. In addition each new version of the backend can check the
> marshal file, or database table or whatever and if it finds an older
> version, use an upgrade method or function to bring the old list up to
> date using the defaults for the site.
this can be quite complicated... unless you're really carefull and not make
too many big changes; if you have 5 different versions the latest version
needs to do all those steps one by one...
> I apoligize for the crudness of this outline, and I am interested to see
> everyones suggestions.
well it look ok to me... at the moment i can't think of much to add to your
have you thought about how/where you want to do the development?
i'd like to help out if necessary....
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