[Mailman-Users] Automated announcements
Christopher X. Candreva
chris at westnet.com
Wed May 3 19:33:52 CEST 2006
On Tue, 2 May 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.
> Does Mailman have the capability to do this? If so, where can I find
No, but you don't need it to. It's a separate problem. Mailman's job is
simply to distribute mail sent to it to all members. What you are looking
for is something that will generate a dated e-mail at a given time to "some
address" . That "some address" happens to be a mailing list is irrelavant.
That's the beauty of breakign problems into little pieces, and solving each
Really, all you want is some little script to generate an e-mail with a
dated link and send it to the mailing list address. A few lines of shell or
perl can do it.
Chris Candreva -- chris at westnet.com -- (914) 967-7816
WestNet Internet Services of Westchester
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