[Mailman-Users] Re: RFE

David Gibbs david at midrange.com
Wed Jan 8 19:25:48 CET 2003

"Ed" <ed at easent.net> wrote in message
news: at mail.easent.net...
> The import facility is critical to delivering targeted content within the
> message distribution.  Being able to import the results of a -HTTP GET- to
> a URL goes a long way towards that, especially if it will allow you to
> parameters on the URL.  Also, make the return an "object" so you can
> perform operations on the object like sub-strings so you could use other
> functionality like "skip" this user or add some other content block based
> on something in the return.

But that is not, IMHO, what Mailman is designed to do.

What you are talking about is a bulk mailer ... not a mailing list system.

Again, my opinion ... but Mailman is designed to facilitate email based
discussion forums ... not blasting email to a huge number of people at once.


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