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[nycphp-talk] email system for website

Jake McGraw jmcgraw1 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 3 17:57:51 EST 2010


On Sun, Jan 3, 2010 at 5:55 PM, Matt Juszczak <matt at atopia.net> wrote:
>> after a successful action just use a wrapper for mail(). When you need
>> to fire off 1000s of emails, use a system specifically built for that
>> purpose.
>
> So how about this:
>
> For things like password recovery, private message notifications, welcome
> emails, etc. that are initiated by the user and are only sent to one user,
> I'll do those in the code base (the negative being I have to code that
> twice, in both front ends).
>
> For things like thread subscriptions, user subscriptions, alerts, etc.,
> which could potentially go to multiple users, I'll do those in the
> background with a cron.

Sounds good, what is the second language? Perhaps you can use a bridge
to prevent duplicating the code (have a single PHP implementation).

- jake

>
> Does this make sense?
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