Re: [hypermail] Strange request for Hypermail!

From: Peter C.McCluskey <>
Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2002 17:18:08 -0700 (PDT)
Message-Id: <> (G G PAPAZOGLOU) writes:
>Sounds OK, if you want to add a more general feature. Yet I don't see the need
>for such a complex development if you have in mind such a simple issue as
>mine. In my case for example, it would be enough for me if a simple text file
>is created by Hypermail containing the stuff I request each time it is
>executed. I wouldn't want it to require more resources or bandwidth. Also, I
>don't particularly like something as general as 'executing external commands'.
>If I wanted something so general I could start looking how to do the whole
>thing using a Perl script. I believe the purpose here is ease of

 I suspect your purpose is sufficiently specialized and unlikely to be used by many others that it doesn't make too much sense to put something in Hypermail to handle it. A Perl script may well be a better answer.  I will postpone my plans to add a general purpose feature.

Peter McCluskey          | Free Jon Johansen! | 
Received on Fri 21 Jun 2002 06:41:41 PM GMT

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