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> -----Original Message----- > From: keith d. zimmerman [mailto:lists at kdz13.net] > Sent: Wednesday, July 06, 2005 7:30 PM > To: Grant Mills > Cc: cvsnt at cvsnt.org cvsnt downloads at march-hare.com @CVSNT on Twitter CVSNT on Facebook > Subject: Re: [cvsnt] Announcement Only Mailing list > > > Grant Mills wrote: > >>-----Original Message----- > >>From: David Somers [mailto:dsomers at omz13.com] > >>Sent: Wednesday, July 06, 2005 4:26 PM > >>To: cvsnt at cvsnt.org cvsnt downloads at march-hare.com @CVSNT on Twitter CVSNT on Facebook > >>Cc: Grant Mills > >>Subject: Re: [cvsnt] Announcement Only Mailing list > >> > >> > >>On Wednesday 06 July 2005 21:56, Grant Mills wrote: > >> > >>>Hello All, > >>> I would like to propose again the announcement only mailing > >>>list. Without this, our only hope of becoming aware of critical > >>>security fixes is to check the History Page every day. > >> > >>Please consider > >> > >>>the announcement only list again. > >> > >>Or you could follow the RSS feed: > >> > >>http://paris.nodomain.org/blog/xmlsrv/rss2.php?blog=5 > >> > >>which contains this information. > >> > > > > > > My problem is that I'm leaving my current position and have > been given > > very few options for getting announcement information to my > > replacements. They have created an e-mail alias to which I > need to have > > information sent. So far all of the other components that they will > > need to handle have an announcements via e-mail: Bugzilla, > Apache, PHP, > > MySQL, ViewCVS (Sourceforge Monitoring). > > > > I'm not opposed to using an RSS Feed but I'm not familiar with using > > them. As far as I understand, RSS would require me, on a > daily basis, > > to go visit a location to check for updates. That puts the > > responsibility on me (or my replacements) to watch for > announcements. I > > think e-mail is a better solution because I read my e-mail everyday. > > > > somewhere out there on the www there is a rss2email python > script. I've a > copy... somewhere... maybe... I can look if you are > interested. It's designed > to be run hourly from a crontab. > > -kz > > kz, Now I've got something to potentially work with. I'll start looking for it too. My configuration is on a Windows Server 2003 box, can you think of any reason why that would be a problem? Other than a lack of sendmail. I've already got something to substitute for that. Thanks in advance. =============================================================== Grant Mills