Modern email library

Matthias Rebbe matthias_livecode_150811 at m-r-d.de
Wed Nov 30 18:07:17 CET 2016


Ben,

have a look at the sample stack Charles Warwick provided
https://downloads.techstrategies.com.au/tsnet/LCMail.livecode <https://downloads.techstrategies.com.au/tsnet/LCMail.livecode>

It contains functions to create  smtp header and body (including attachments).

Matthias


> Am 30.11.2016 um 14:16 schrieb Ben Rubinstein <benr_mc at cogapp.com>:
> 
> I've one app that's been in existence for over a decade, which uses Shao Sean's libSmtp. It works fine.
> 
> Now I find myself wanting to send email from a new stack I'm working on. I could just drag that library out again, but I suspect that a more modern way is to use tsNet.
> 
> AFAICT tsNet handles the protocol of communicating with the server to transmit a message (i.e. the SMTP part), but doesn't offer any assistance with putting the message together (formatting with attachments etc).
> 
> What do modern people use for this? Obviously I could rip the relevant parts out of libSMTP; or I recall that Sarah Reichelt had a library; is there a default answer among those who've sent email in the last ten years?
> 
> TIA,
> 
> Ben
> 
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