[Mailman-Users] Re: RFE
david at midrange.com
Wed Jan 8 19:25:48 CET 2003
"Ed" <ed at easent.net> wrote in message
news:22.214.171.124.2.20030107132628.034a6ab0 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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