[Mailman-Users] Segmenting subscribers

Jon Carnes jonc at nc.rr.com
Mon Oct 14 01:40:32 CEST 2002

What an odd question... You can certainly setup three lists and then a
master list (called an umbrella list).  Folks could then send to any of
the lists they wanted - individual lists or the master/umbrella list.

On Sun, 2002-10-13 at 15:44, Eric Mueller wrote:
> Hi, quick question - I'm looking into adopting mailman to handling some
> annoucement lists, but I need a way to "segment" users-- that is, when
> folks subscribe, they would be able to mark themselves as part of group
> A, group B and/or group C. Then, when sending out an annoucement to the
> list, the person sending should be able to specify which groups it
> should go to (for example, "all the people in groups A and C"). Bounces
> and so forth should be handled normally since ultimately it's just one
> big list on the back end, not three separate lists. Can Mailman do this,
> or can anyone refer me to a system that can?
> best
> Eric Mueller
> http://themepark.com

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