[thelist] Creating a Web-Based Mailing list with ASP

Seth Bienek seth at sethbienek.com
Mon Mar 12 15:18:06 CST 2001

"Don't use CDONTS"
Our very own SGD wrote a great mini-series of articles covering this very
topic.  Check them out:
Part I (watch wrap)

Part II


Seth Bienek
Solutions Development Manager
Stonebridge Technologies, Inc.
972.455.7294 tel
972.404.9754 fax
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org
> [mailto:thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org]On Behalf Of Shaun M. Anderson
> Sent: Monday, March 12, 2001 2:50 PM
> To: 'thelist at lists.evolt.org'
> Subject: [thelist] Creating a Web-Based Mailing list with ASP
> I want to create a way of sending e-mail to a bunch of users (I'll pull
> their e-mail addresses from a database).  What's the most efficient way of
> doing this?  It would just be a weekly/monthly newsletter that they signed
> up for.
> My current idea is to use cdonts or something similar to send all of the
> e-mails as I loop through all of the e-mail addresses.  Would this kill my
> server?  Is my sys admin going to try to kill me?  Could I get
> away with it
> if I did it at midnight?
> Any suggestions would be appreciated
> Shaun
> <tip type="graphics editing">
> If you are creating headings for a page and you save a PSD for later use,
> don't assume that you can just open the PSD in another program and get
> exactly the same results.  I've had problems when going between ImageReady
> and FireWorks lately, and had to recreate all of the headings so that they
> would match.
> </tip>
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