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Re: Multi-Blog Alternative?
Hi Harshal and Lasar;
Thanks very much for your comments. You both suggest that I sort the
messages at the email stage, then let MhonArc do the rest, so I suppose
that's the way I should look to go. Movable Type looks like a good
alternative as well, although a commercial license looks to be
necessary. I suppose I should talk to my users and determine which is
deemed to be the easier method of adding the information. I like that
the email method would allow thoughts 'from the road' to be added from
anywhere. But the instant gratification of the web interface has its
Thanks people, I now know that MhonArc is a possible - that was my
Harshal Chhaya wrote:
First off, let me say that MovableType (http://www.movabletype.org/)
handles multiple blogs without requiring multiple installs. There
may be other packages that can manage multiple blogs too but I have
used MT to do this and can say that it works.
Now to your question of if MhonArc can do it, It can definitely
do this with the help of some external scripts.
If I had to use MhonArc to manage multiple blogs, I would do it
- email to 'blog@xxxxxxxxxxxx', subject: <jobnumber><actual subject>,
content: <Actual Content>
- we use IMAP and maildir's, so this would end up in blog's maildir
folder as a single file.
I would actually use a script to receive all the email for the 'blog'
address and then place the incoming email in different dirs based on
The remaining steps become easier since each blog has its own mail
store. You can run mhonarc to check all the maildirs and update
Either of these methods will work. If updating-by-email is preferable
go with MhonArc. If you prefer updating-through-GUI, MT is the way.
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