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Heavy duty mailing list?
I have about 25,000 emails for my newsletters, and was wondering if the Newsletter option of the Links script can handle all these emails, and how to import them to the database.
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The problem is not necessarily with the script but your mail server configurations. Most mailing list scripts I've seen can handle up to about 5,000 subscriptions (including LINKS). Any larger mailing lists tend to crash. IT really depends on how your ISP/Hosting Company restricts mailing people on their mail servers.

About importing your other database, you can use EditPlus (www.editplus.com) to create a file that is inline with the structure of the LINKS Mailing List database.

BTW: I have a rudimentary copy script that takes people's email addresses in my mailing list file and puts them with passwords assigned to the .htpasswd file where they can access archived issues of my site's newsletter.

The script takes the following database format:


and puts them into the .htpasswd file in the following format:


This script may assist you in importing mail addresses into the LINKS database format.

Hope this helps.


Eliot Lee
Anthro TECH,L.L.C

[This message has been edited by Eliot (edited November 27, 1999).]

[This message has been edited by Eliot (edited November 27, 1999).]