[Mailman-Users] Import Newsletter E-mails first time - How?

Ashley M. Kirchner ashley at pcraft.com
Mon Jan 14 19:16:58 CET 2002

James Radke wrote:

> We have our customers e-mails in an Microsoft SQL database, and we
> would like to start a newsletter.  Is there a way we can export the
> data from SQL to some type of file, and import it into a mailman
> list? What would be the format of the file and the command to do that?

    Well, ~mailman/bin/*_members [1] need a flat text file containing
(only) email addresses.  If you can get MSSQL to export that data for
you (which I'm sure you can), you're set.

    [1]  add_members

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