[Systems] e-mail blast query
bernie at codewiz.org
Mon May 2 09:51:51 EDT 2016
Dave Crossland recommends Mail Chimp, which seems to be specifically for mass mailings. Would it work for you?
On May 2, 2016 8:46:14 AM EDT, Sean DALY <sdaly.be at gmail.com> wrote:
>Hi Bernie, please don't get excited, I don't want an argument. The
>not receiving an e-mail, it's mass mailing and I'm not able to do that
>anymore, that's all.
>On Fri, Apr 29, 2016 at 4:37 PM, Bernie Innocenti
><bernie at sugarlabs.org>
>> On 04/29/2016 07:05 AM, Sean DALY wrote:
>> > Hi Chris,
>> > historically I used the Google docs instance to send e-mails from
>> > pr at sugarlabs.org <mailto:pr at sugarlabs.org>, but it was decided to
>> > support for that so I don't have a suggestion, sorry.
>> Oh christ, you still blame this on us?
>> pr at sugarlabs.org is and always has been forwarded to you at
>> sdaly.sugarlabs at gmail.com, which presumably you control. So what's
>> > Sean
>> > On Tue, Apr 26, 2016 at 3:40 PM, Chris Leonard
><cjlhomeaddress at gmail.com
>> > <mailto:cjlhomeaddress at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> > Hi Sean and systems folks,
>> > I've recovered the 2800-odd user e-mails from the old Pootle
>> > (the user table was not migrated) and I want to send out an
>> > blast inviting them to re-register and begin translating for SL
>> > Currently the list in in spreadsheet format, but I can
>> > reconfigure as needed, I've got fields like their previous
>> > firtstname, lastname, e-mail address that I would like to use
>> > customize the messages.
>> > I do NOT want to just recreate the user accounts on Pootle, at
>> > point, I'd prefer an affirmative action on their part to rejoin
>> > L10n community. I don't really want to drop them into the L10n
>> > mailman list and make them unsubscribe, that just seems
>> > I don't want to get labeled as a spammer, but I'd like to send
>> > cjl at sugarlabs.org <mailto:cjl at sugarlabs.org> (if feasible).
>> > I'm looking for suggestions on tools/services to do the
>> > blast. I see this as more-or-less a one-time effort to invite
>> > come home to our L10n community.
>> > TIA,
>> > cjl
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>> Bernie Innocenti
>> Sugar Labs Infrastructure Team
Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.
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