Am 2019-04-09 um 21:38 schrieb Wolfgang Schuster 
<wolfgang.schuster.li...@gmail.com>:

> Henning Hraban Ramm schrieb am 08.04.2019 um 15:26:
>> How would you approach serial letters, e.g. to all members of a club?
>> (Actually I need to send out donation receipts.)
>> 
>> I’d like to use the letter module, since my usual letter design is using it.
>> 
>> I can export the addresses to CSV, JSON, Lua tables or whatever or transfer 
>> them to a SQLite db.
>> Would it make more sense to read them in Lua and combine this data with a 
>> buffer, or to write a single tex file for every letter?
>> I know how to do the latter, but I’d like to learn a more ConTeXt-ish way.
>> Would it make sense to use the bibliographies module?
> 
> You can use the letter module when you drop the normal letter-environment 
> which is to limited in this case because it uses the buffer mechanism to 
> store the content.
> 
> To have more control over the content for the opening etc. you can switch to 
> the setups alternative (even the content can be set in this way instead of 
> the default buffer) and set all texts with a setups-block.
> 
> The letter itself can be flushed with the \placeletter command, below is a 
> simple example where I flush the letter after each variables setting but you 
> should be able to do the same with a lua table or csv file.

Thank you very much! I’ll try to come up with a solution (and document it).

Grüßlinge, Hraban
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