[Mailman-Users] Importing emails to mailman's database

chris souza csouza1977 at yahoo.com
Thu May 15 21:39:18 CEST 2003


Yes sorry I meant e-mail address's. Would you know
of how long a while could be? Would you know of maybe
a benchmark example online?


--- Mike Avery <mavery at mail.otherwhen.com> wrote:
> On 15 May 2003 at 11:17, chris souza wrote:
> > DP, you are correct. Currently the emails are on a
> MS
> > SQL database. I am trying to figure out how to
> export
> > the emails and import them to mailman. Once this
> is
> > done I need to submit a monthly newsletter.
> No sweat.  Once you've installed Mailman, created
> the list you need, 
> subscribed yourself to it, and made sure the list
> works....
> Create a plain text file of the 15,000 email
> addresses (that's the key 
> word you left out... there's a difference between
> 15,000 emails and 
> 15,000 email addresses), with one address per line. 
> Perhaps you can 
> create a report and send it to a file instead of to
> a printer.
> Then you can either cut and paste that file into the
> Mailman mass  
> subscription screen, or use the "specify a file to
> upload" option.
> Once the people are members, you can start sending
> out your 
> newsletter.
> Depending on your connection, and the connections of
> your 
> subscribers, it can take a while to get out 15,000
> mails....
> Mike

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