[Mailman-Users] Personalized Emails

J C Lawrence claw at kanga.nu
Wed Nov 15 23:31:41 CET 2000

On Wed, 15 Nov 2000 13:49:09 -0800 
Jason DiCioccio <Jason.DiCioccio at Epylon.com> wrote:

> Okay, I basically know what to do for this however I'm having
> trouble finding mailman's support for it (if existant).  I am
> sending out a large corporate email and would like to to be
> personalized.  I have made a perl script to replace all instances
> of %FULLNAME% with the appropriate name from our
> database.. However, I'm having trouble finding out whether I can
> get mailman to pipe each piece of mail it sends out (it wont work
> via /etc/aliases, that only receives the post, doesn't send it)
> through this script so that the mail can be sent personalized.. If
> anyone has any clue on how I might do this, I would greatly
> appreciate it!

This is not a mailman feature.

You can however do this fairly simply under Exim (as your MTA) by
using your script as a delivery time filter (it gets run on a given
message at the time of remote SMTP delivery).  Mostly likely similar
structures exist for other MTAs, but I haven't checked.

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