[ic] email tag - large lists problem
Stefan Hornburg (Racke)
racke at linuxia.de
Thu Feb 4 10:42:37 UTC 2010
Rick Bragg wrote:
> Is there a way to use the email tag so that IC does not have to wait
> after sending out all mail before returning a page?
> In other words, I am using the email tag to send out emails to a group
> of users whenever a single user creates a new piece of content on a
> I have set up a system where once a user creates some new content, and
> hits a "publish" button, a form gets passed to a "publish" routine that
> includes a loop using the "email" tag to send a message to everyone in a
> group. The problem is, this group could contain thousands of email
> addresses, and the "publish" routine would simply time out.
> Is there a way to use a tag that does not have to loop through an email
> list and send out mail and wait until all mail is sent before returning?
> I would like to achive the following:
> User publishes new content.
> Content is saved to a table.
> New message data is saved to a "send_message" table.
> Then a daemon can pick that up and send out that message via email on a
> loop. This way a very large list can be managed.
> Any advice?
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