Michael Virnstein wrote: >>Should I just use one message and append the BCC: line of the one message? > > > this could probably be the best way.
Right, but some MTA cannot handle too large header(s). Why don't you use list server in first place? For example, ezmlm support database backends if you are using qmail. PHP has ezmlm_hash function for it. -- Yasuo Ohgaki > > "Petre Agenbag" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> schrieb im Newsbeitrag > [EMAIL PROTECTED]">news:[EMAIL PROTECTED]... > >>Hi, >>the combination of PHP and mysql and the ease of use of the mail() >>function obviously leads me to believe that it *should* be a singe to >>use php to send customised messages to all my users , of whom I have >>details in a mysql table by simply running a "select * from table" and >>then using a while loop to run through every row and sending an e_mail >>to $user_in_table. >> >>The obvious problem here is that ( in my case 17 000 users) this can >>easily kill the mail server and could also cause the script to timeout >>or ( if increasing the timeout) kill the server outright. >>So, what are my options? >>Should I be attempting this ( if not, how can I keep others that are >>hosting on my machines from trying this with their own tables) >>Should I just use one message and append the BCC: line of the one message? >> >>Thanks >> > > > -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php