Success with Sending email without a SMTP Server!!!!

Dan Shafer revdan at danshafer.com
Sun Jan 30 17:26:25 CST 2005


My mistrake. (I hate when that happens!) I see you're not using revMail 
at all. So libEmail and libSMTP allow me to send email with HTML 
formatted contents and attachments. I just need to go see how they'll 
interact with this little script. I suspect this won't be difficult at 
all.

Woohoo!

Everybody's Favorite Brazil Nut (aka Andre Garcia) strikes again!

Dan

On Jan 30, 2005, at 3:22 PM, Dan Shafer wrote:

> Andre....
>
> This seems to work just great. I think it will solve part of my 
> problem.
>
> The other part is the reason I didn't use revMail -- I need to be able 
> to send a file attachment OR I need to be able to send HTML formatted 
> email. As far as I can tell, revMail doesn't support either of these 
> options but I'm going to dig into the revMail scripts to see if they 
> can be tweaked to send HTMl formatted email.
>
> Even if that doesn't work, though, I have other applications for your 
> wonderful script.
>
> Thanks.
>
> You da man.
>
> Dan
> On Jan 30, 2005, at 2:47 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:
>
>> On 1/30/05 4:39 PM, David Vaughan wrote:
>>
>>> On 31/01/2005, at 9:13, Andre Garzia <soapdog at mac.com> wrote:
>>> <snip>
>>>> Well folks the stack is available under my username "soapdog" at 
>>>> revOnline or thru http://www.soapdog.org/rev/smtpraw.rev   sorry I 
>>>> put a space in the file name....
>>> Andre,
>>> I tested sending to a .mac address and got this error in the log:
>>> "Server was offended by our HELO message"
>>> I am behind a corporate firewall at the moment and suspecting it 
>>> might have interfered. Does this seem likely?
>>
>> I just sent Andre a test message, and he is at a .mac address so it 
>> does seem to work. I had to try several times before the script would 
>> get the mx record but then it went through okay.
>>
>> It's pretty cool. I think it would be suitable for embedding into my 
>> own software for users to send me feedback. I'd probably hide or 
>> disguise my email address in a password-protected stack so the user 
>> can't pass it around. Otherwise it seems fairly safe to me. The down 
>> side is that possibly not all servers will work with it; we'd need 
>> more testing to know.
>>
>> -- 
>> Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
>> HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com
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