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February 20, 2005, 05:37 PM

I wonder if any of you would be so kind and give me some hint how to send e-mail from typical win32 application. What tools should i use? do i need to run mail server?


February 20, 2005, 07:02 PM

you must connect to a some mail server (you don't need to run it) and send approriate commands.



February 21, 2005, 04:45 AM

the site: has extremely clear and simple examples for most socket programming (though some of 'm a bit too simplified)




February 21, 2005, 06:31 AM

Use the exec command and call a command line utility such as blat (Windows, or mail (*nix)

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