On Thu, 26 Aug 2004, Magnus Hagander wrote:
>>> Right. So how would you get the email address, without
>> starting the mail
>> 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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