Distribution lists

Bernhard Reiter bernhard at intevation.de
Wed Sep 22 16:10:24 CEST 2004

On Wednesday 22 September 2004 16:01, Reinhold Kainhofer wrote:
> On Wednesday,  22. September 2004 15:41, Bernhard Reiter wrote:
> > It depends on what we want those distributions lists for.
> > A distribution list based on email addresses is simpler to handle,
> > but one which is tired to a contact also has advantages.
> I don't think that lists based on email addresses are simpler to handle. In
> particular, if you change the  email address of a contact, you'll have to
> check all distributions lists if they contained the old email address, and
> in that case update them to the new email address. With uid-based lists,
> you get that automatically.

Well if you have ten different contact folders, how do we ensure that the uids
are unique? If as another person you can only read five out of those contact
folders, what do you make out of the other uids that you cannot resolve?
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