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Richard van de Stadt stadt at cs.utwente.nl
Sun Aug 19 22:11:16 CEST 2001


Peter Hansen wrote:
> 
> Sophie Coon wrote:
> >
> > That is how I do it :
> > subject  = "My subject"
> > body = "My message"
> > msg = "Subject:"+subject+"\n"+body
> > server = smtplib.SMTP('localhost')
> > server.sendmail(fromaddress, toaddress, msg)
> > server.quit()
> 
> You likely need an additional "\n" between the last
> header line and the first line of the body.
> 
> --
> ----------------------
> Peter Hansen, P.Eng.
> peter at engcorp.com

This works for most systems, but not for e.g.

bells.cs.ucl.ac.uk

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> From: MAILER-DAEMON at xxxxxxxxxx
>
> Hi. This is the qmail-send program at xxxxxxxxx
> I'm afraid I wasn't able to deliver your message to the following addresses.
> This is a permanent error; I've given up. Sorry it didn't work out.
>
> bells.cs.ucl.ac.uk failed after I sent the message.
> Remote host said: 554 No date field given

Richard.



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