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Re: [pgsql-hackers-win32] Win32 release warning

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: Magnus Hagander <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
Cc: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>,Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>,PostgreSQL Win32 port list <pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>,PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [pgsql-hackers-win32] Win32 release warning
Date: 2004-08-26 22:08:59
Message-ID: 20040826190813.E69548@ganymede.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, 26 Aug 2004, Magnus Hagander wrote:

>>> Right. So how would you get the email address, without
>> starting the mail
>>> reader?
>>
>> have them enter one in a text box?
>>
>>> We could add a checkbox that takes them to a webpage that permits
>>> subscription. But they are certainly going to need to put
>> their email
>>> address in there in some way...
>>
>> Sorry, I didn't mean no email address ... I meant having a
>> text box on in
>> pginstaller itself that would auto-mail that out ...
>
> Don't think that's going to work. You need th emailserver. In most
> cases, you need the login for the mailserver. Most companies and
> nowadays a lot of home ISPs block outbound SMTP unless you go through
> their authenticated servers.
>
>> a link to the
>> subscribe option(s) at the web site would be perfect too ...
>
> That one can work, assuming we have a web form somewhere people can
> subscribe from.

Yup, that is easy to do ... you just go to the mj_wwwuser form with the 
right args to tellit what mailing list ... you can easy tell i twhat 
userid if you can get that somehow from the OS ...

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