You could simply write a perl script to take an address from a list, add the
message, and then send it using sendmail. I have such a script on our
company web server and we routinely mail out the same message to our email
list, an ASCII file containing name and email address, to around 1400
people. One beauty of this is that it puts only the recipient's name in the
To: field, so there isn't the string of other names anywhere in the email.
I will be glad to send you the script, if you email me (address below in
On Sun, 18 Mar 2001 13:23:03 +0000, John Beardmore
>I'm chair of a voluntary group with a mailing list of 280 people.
>At the moment we spend a lot of our members money posting paper to them,
>and we'd like to move towards 'paperless' operation by sending
>electronic messages to those of members that have email addresses.
>Is there any Linux software out there that can take an ASCII message to
>send in one file, and a list of email addresses in another, and send out
>the mailshot as a single message which has the recipient addresses in
>the bcc field ?
>All suggestions welcome !
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