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Subject: Re: Majordomo vs. SmartList
From: Merrill Cook <mcook @ ecunet . org>
Date: Thu, 11 Apr 1996 16:22:38 -0400 (EDT)
To: Bryan Fullerton <bryanf @ samurai . com>
Cc: List-Managers @ greatcircle . com
In-reply-to: <2.2.32.19960410205330.00738dd0@home.samurai.com> from "Bryan Fullerton" at Apr 10, 96 04:53:30 pm

>From Bryan Fullerton:
> 
> Something I've wondered about - how hard would it be to make Majordomo chop
> up a list and only feed 100 or some definable number of destination
> addresses to each copy of sendmail?  One of the big problems with some
> larger lists I host (2500+ subscribers) is the amount of time to send to all

Majordomo (actually resend) only takes the note and drops it off to 
sendmail.

With our mailer (mmdf) we can set it up so it pre-sorts the address list,
and we can control the number of processes actually handling the mail.  Can't 
sendmail do that?
-- 
  Regards,

  Merrill Cook 
  Louisville KY 
  mcook@pcusa.org     or MERRILL COOK on Ecunet/PresbyNet
  http://www.pcusa.org/pcusa.html
      -+-


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