sendmail: under Windows NT/2000

Erno Kuusela erno-news at
Thu Dec 7 00:11:07 EST 2000

In article <t2thnjiksfqj7a at>, "Lyle Johnson"
<ljohnson at> writes:

| You are correct that invoking "sendmail" pretty much ties you down to Unix
| platforms. Take a look at the platform-independent "smptlib" module (part of
| the standard Python library) to see if that could be used instead.

it would be nice if there was a standard module for sending mail
that did the right thing on each platform. it could use sendmail
on unix, and fall back to smtplib on windows. maybe there is a
registry key for the smtp server address on windows, or a com api.

  -- erno

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