[Mailman-Users] Re: RFE

Larry Rosenman 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: 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
> pass
>> 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.
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
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