[consulting] Current state of newsletter systems

Gerhard Killesreiter gerhard at killesreiter.de
Sat Dec 9 15:21:42 UTC 2006

Donald A. Lobo wrote:

> There is a substantial difference between personalized broadcast email
> (CiviMail) and mailing lists (Sympa).While they have quite a few things

ACK. Unfortunately, many people fail to see this.

> in common, they also differ significantly. I'd like to avoid adding
> mailing list functionality to CiviMail in the medium term. Not sure
> what integration really means in this case. I think CivicSpace did try
> integrating CiviCRM with Sympa

I wrote a module that would integrate OG with Sympa. The attempt was 
abandoned because the integration couldn't be made as good as 
neccessary. OG2list is the follow-up of this. It allows to create 
mailing lists through Drupal which wasn't possible with og_sympa.

Beware: The installation of og2list requires advanced knowledge in MTA 


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