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

From: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
To: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: "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 20:06:28
Message-ID: 6BCB9D8A16AC4241919521715F4D8BCE475B3C@algol.sollentuna.se (view raw or flat)
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>> 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.

//Magnus

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