[Zope] email lists

Shane Hathaway shane@digicool.com
Thu, 28 Sep 2000 23:30:18 -0400

Terry Kerr wrote:
> Has anyone had any experience with storing a large list (several
> thousand) of email addresses in an object then sending an email to every
> one in the list through a MailHost?  Will I need to send on email to all
> these addresses (multiple recipients), or one email for each person on
> the list.

I'm not sure how well MailHost scales, but you can certainly store
thousands of names in a ZODB-managed list.  Tests done for the
BTreeFolder product prove it.

> I am probably going to end up doing this totally within Zope since it is
> an easy solution to a problem, but am wondering whether I would be
> better off trying to get all the mail address into mailman or something.

It's up to you.  Mailman certainly has more mileage in this area.