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

Dan Shafer revdan at
Sun Jan 30 19:34:08 EST 2005

I modified my script using the model for the getMXRecord() function 
from your stack, then called libSmtpSend with the results.


This is fantastic, my friend.


On Jan 30, 2005, at 3:26 PM, Dan Shafer wrote:

> 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> wrote:
>>>> <snip>
>>>>> Well folks the stack is available under my username "soapdog" at 
>>>>> revOnline or thru   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.
>>> -- 
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