This is a demonstration of understanding technology. This is a demonstration of awesome.
This meant we could programmatically step through mailing list creation using standard SSL authentication. We used a headless browser called Mechanize to automate the creation of mailing lists. But before actually creating the lists, we needed to come up with names for them.
And then it gets better from there. A full series of components to automate account creation within certain bounds. Very neat.
(Via YJ Soon.)