[thelist] Mailing List program

Philippe Jadin philippe at 123piano.com
Wed Nov 7 17:42:36 CST 2001

Mike wrote:
> I was wondering if anyone has any suggestions for mailing list software that
> can handle around 2000+ email address and offer the option for either plain
> text or HTML messages for each subscriber.
> As an alternative I thought of writing one using PHP/MySQL but I'm not sure
> if that will be the best way to handle it.  Are there any dangers/issues to
> watch out for if I choose to roll my own with that combination?  Say the
> browser crashes (for some reason) while the script is sending the messages
> to the list. I assume it will stop sending where the browser crashes even if
> it doesn't complete the process right?  Also, how long do you think it would
> take to execute the sending of so many messages?
> Any advice you can offer will be much appreciated.

Avoid you any hassle and install mailman :)


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