[Mailman-Developers] New Feature Request: A Half-Moderator

Chuq Von Rospach chuqui@plaidworks.com
Tue, 2 Jan 2001 10:32:58 -0800

At 9:50 AM -0700 1/2/01, Dave Klingler wrote:
>This is a neat thread, because at this point (a big pile of queues) the
>work needed to throw the whole thing into a database is trivial.  Chuq,
>Apple's EOF would let you build a Mailman analog in under an hour, btw!
>Faster and easier to maintain!

I was kinda thinking the same thing -- you start looking in terms of 
messages and semaphores instead of a real queue manager. And instead 
of moving messages among queues, you simply pass a token around from 
place to place until mailman is done with it...

Doing this in a decent database becomes really interesting (in a fun 
way, not in a grind your teeth way)

Chuq Von Rospach - Plaidworks Consulting (mailto:chuqui@plaidworks.com)
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