[Mailman-Users] Dynamic subscriber lists

Todd Freedom_Lover at pobox.com
Mon Feb 2 20:05:43 CET 2004

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Chris Barnes wrote:
> I am considering using a real MLM to manage the mailling lists we
> use within our department.   However, one of the requirement for
> this is that the product must be able to get is subscriber list from
> our LDAP (OpenLDAP 3) information store.
> For example, in LDAP there is an attribute for each user that tells
> us whether they are "faculty", "staff", "grad", or "undergrad"
> (there are others, but this works for the example).
> I need a MLM that can make an LDAP query and get all of the
> "faculty", then send the message out.  It needs to do this for EVERY
> message for that list.
> Can MailMan do this?

Not out of the box.  You might want to take a look at the work Martin
Whinnery did on an LDAP member adaptor to see if it can do what you
want.  If it's close, you might be able to help improve it so that
others can benefit from it.


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