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Re: [opensuse] email/pim wanted
  • From: Robert Lewis <rll@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 03 Feb 2007 18:10:35 -0800
  • Message-id: <45C5409B.3010407@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sandy Drobic wrote:
> Robert Lewis wrote:
>> So, here is an example.
>> League official his honor Mr. Smith
>> wants to set up a mailing list for his baseball league.
>> Picture a hierarchical tree, with "ALL" at the root.
>> "ALL" is an email list that contains everybody's name, email, phone#, etc.
>> A subset of "ALL" is "LEAGUE", which contains players, coaches, parents,
>> hot-dog vendors, stadium managers, etc. That is, everybody connected with
>> the league, but not Mr. Smith's other contacts (like his friends, his
>> family, etc)
>> So, under "LEAGUE" are folders for each team. and for food-vendors, umpires,
>> coaches, each stadium. AND, get this, any one person can appear in
>> any, or all
>> lists.
>> If a person is added to a particular team, his info should
>> *automatically* be added to
>> all of the nodes above him. In this example adding to "team" should
>> automatically
>> add to "LEAGUE" and to "ALL".
> This is a job for a sql database, where you have a web interface for
> managing the users/groups. Adding/deleting/moving users is a job for a script.
>> info cards should be able to be graphically drag-n-dropped to copy or move
>> between nodes.
> That would be difficult for a web interface, though not impossible to do.
>> Individuals need to be identified across several fields, not just
>> email address or phone number because several people,
>> like husband and wife, might share the same email and phone number.
>> Thunderbird fails this.
>> Integrated with email for sending to everybody in a list.
>> If two lists are emailed to, no dups should be sent.
> Again, this is a job for a sql query.
> So, how much is your client willing to pay for this?
> If it is not in the 4 digit range, you need some poor sod that won't be
> paid for the work.
Thanks Sandy. It's for a church so that probably tells
you how much someone is likely to pay. Someone suggested
using LDAP.
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