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Sending Email

Problem

You want to send an email from a Scheme program

Solution

Use the smtp.ss or sendmail.ss modules, and the head.ss module, all in the net collection. Since SMTP is more universal the sendmail, the examples will use SMTP.

The function send-email below uses the libraries to send an email to a single recipient. It requires you specify the name of your SMTP server, and you should replace "your-email-address" with your actual email address.

500 Can't connect to 127.0.0.1:8778 (connect: Connection refused)

Discussion

SMTP stands for Simple Mail Transport Protocol, and is the Internet standard for email.

To send encrypted mail;

500 Can't connect to 127.0.0.1:8778 (connect: Connection refused)

an example.

-- StephenDeGabrielle - 14 Nov 2007

How about a retrieval example?

-- StephenDeGabrielle - 21 Nov 2007


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-- NoelWelsh - 12 Jan 2006

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