[FRPythoneers] e-mail from cgi

Andrew R. Diederich diederic at boulder.net
Mon Jun 3 14:55:55 MDT 2002


On Mon, 3 Jun 2002, Rob Riggs wrote:
> 
> I like the smtplib way myself, even (or especially) with a local SMTP 
> server. With a local SMTP server, you can be fairly sure that all 
> recipients will be accepted and queueing will be handled by the local 
> MTA. The interface is (IMO) much cleaner and less error-prone then 
> piping data to "sendmail". Jim's smtplib example is an excellent one. 
> One of the many benefits is that one need not construct headers with the 
> list of recipients. This is of more significant value when the number of 
> recipients is variable.
> 
> -Rob

Some MTAs, like postfix, are tuned for SMTP entry instead of entry though
the sendmail binary, too.  

--
Andrew




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