[Mailman-Users] Automated announcements

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Wed May 3 06:41:32 CEST 2006

Robert Seymour wrote:
>I would like to send out announcement emails M-F (in cron?) stating
>something like "Check out todays cartoon at
>http://birdbreath.com/images1/20060502.png" with the dated file name
>changing each day.
>I am a member of MidPhase and they have Mail Master - according to
>them a re-rolled Mailman. They suggested I contact you.
>Does Mailman have the capability to do this? If so, where can I find
>information on how to do this?

No. Mailman does not have the ability on it's own to send periodic
announcements automatically.

Why not just use cron in conjunction with a simple shell script to
create the message and send it to the Mail Master list?

Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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