[Mailman-Users] Embedding variables in emails sent to Mailman
msapiro at value.net
Mon Dec 5 17:55:56 CET 2005
>I am setting up Mailman version 2.1.5p1
>I have noticed in this new version there is a place for a Member name along
>with the email address.
>Is there a variable I can use in my email I post to the list to make use of
>this member name ?
>Hi (Member Name)
>and have Mailman insert their name for me.
No, Mailman won't do exactly that.
There are a couple of things you can do. They all require
OWNERS_CAN_ENABLE_PERSONALIZATION = Yes
in mm_cfg.py. Once this is set, the Non-digest options page will have
personalize settings for the list.
Full personalization will cause each user's message to be sent
To: Real Name <email at example.com>
Both 'yes' and 'full' personalization will allow use of %(user_name)s
in msg_header and msg_footer, but this has problems for inserting
something like 'Hi (Member Name)' at the start of the message body
because under some circumstances, msg_header can be a separate MIME
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