[Mailman-Users] including other fields in Mailman membership info

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Thu Oct 13 12:08:49 CEST 2005

At 7:21 PM -0700 2005-10-12, Jon Dugan wrote:

>  Is there a way to get mailman to have more than just the name and
>  email fields?  While I recognize this would complicate things -- I'd
>  really like to leverage the great interface, password mailing,
>  confirmation -- etc. all in a broader membership database.

	Mailman does not have a membership database.  There are 
unsupported third-party patches to provide a database "member 
adapter", but that's not the same thing.

>  Separate from the above, is there a way to make a call within "Full
>  Personalization" to extract a custom piece of data to place into an
>  email?
>  For example, if I do have to store the comapny name for each member in
>  an external database, is there a way to get it into each email when
>  sending?

	See <http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py?req=show&file=faq03.037.htp>.

Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>

"Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little
temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."

     -- Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), reply of the Pennsylvania
     Assembly to the Governor, November 11, 1755

   SAGE member since 1995.  See <http://www.sage.org/> for more info.

More information about the Mailman-Users mailing list