Multi platform, high volume data recording

Gareth Kirwan gbjk at
Mon Nov 12 14:08:12 GMT 2007

>On Mon, Nov 12, 2007 at 01:07:23PM +0000, Lyle - wrote:
>> I've got a double opt in list of over 14,000 myself that I can test
>> methods on. I don't like the idea of sending it all to the 
>mail server in
>> one, as I've had problems with sendmail falling over in the past. I'd
>> split it into chunks, and send it over every few minutes.
>Better still, use a mailing list manager that already exists, 
>thus saving
>you the effort of writing your own.
>Reinventing the wheel is boring.

Bloody isn't!
Whether or not it's the right thing to do is another matter, but
re-inventing wheels is always fun.
Not to mention that you always learn something whilst doing so.

It's just not cost-effective, and always more work than you imagine.

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