[drupal-devel] [wanted] mail queue

Gerhard Killesreiter killesreiter at physik.uni-freiburg.de
Wed Aug 17 10:39:00 UTC 2005

On Wed, 17 Aug 2005, Robert Douglass wrote:

> > BTW: The fact that massmailer was so buggy seems to indicate that the
> > demand for massmailing beyond user_mail()'s capabilities is maybe
> > overestimated. ;->
> I think rather that it is more complex and therefore not accessible to
> hobby Drupalists.

True massmailing (as in tens of thousands of mails) will _never_ be
available to hobby Drupalists with el cheapo hosting.


- technical difficulties
- any sane webhoster will deny sending mass mails to cheap customers for
  fear of getting blacklisted.

And if you just need to send a few hundred mails, you probably will do
fine with user_mail() and a cronjob.

> I personally think demand is large for mailing lists, newsletters and
> the like, but that it is too hard.

Proper mailing _is_ hard.


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