[Mailman-Users] Re: RFE
ler at lerctr.org
Wed Jan 8 19:54:12 CET 2003
--On Wednesday, January 08, 2003 12:25:48 -0600 David Gibbs
<david at midrange.com> wrote:
> "Ed" <ed at easent.net> wrote in message
> news:18.104.22.168.2.20030107132628.034a6ab0 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
THANK YOU. My pink detector went off REAL BAD on this one. It sounds SO
to what a certain person asked of me to install Mailman.
Larry Rosenman http://www.lerctr.org/~ler
Phone: +1 972-414-9812 E-Mail: ler at lerctr.org
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