[Mailman-Users] How to send messages out to only a portion of the members?
odhiambo at gmail.com
Fri Dec 10 16:03:27 CET 2010
On Fri, Dec 10, 2010 at 4:52 PM, Alan McConnell <alan at patriot.net> wrote:
> Assembled Wisdom!
> First of all, a note of thanks to Mark Sapiro for his wonderful command of
> the mailman SW, _and_ for his great replies. Only
> those who have read messages on other lists by other experts can appreciate
> how elegantly and enlightenlingly Mr Sapiro formulates his answers.
That's because he is synonymous with Mailman:-)
> That duty done, to my question: I should like to be able to send messages
> to a selected partion of a membership and automate
> this procedure if possible. Example: to send members whose dues elapse in
> month N a reminder in month N - 1. I am thinking:
> a database of members, paralleling the one kept by mailman, but with e.g.
> subscription information kept in it.
You can do it if you have the database of addresses, but this is not a job
for mailman, because some calculation is required. I could be wrong.
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