Fun with Outlook and MAPI

Will McGugan news at NOwillmcguganSPAM.com
Fri Dec 10 20:50:58 CET 2004


Chris wrote:
> I'm trying to send an e-mail through outlook.  So far I've gotten it to 
> work with the mail script at 
> http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/Cookbook/Python/Recipe/149461  My only 
> problem is that when I call Resolve() and Send(), I get confirmation 
> dialogs.  I will be sending out quite a few e-mails at a time, and would 
> rather not have the user have to click yes for every single one.  Does 
> anyone know a workaround?  I know about smtplib, but I would prefer to 
> simply make what I have work.  Thanks.

Alas, I dont think that there is much you can do to prevent the 
confirmation dialogs with Outlook's MAPI dll. MS added them in a service 
pack as an anti-virus measure, so no work-around. Not all clients show 
these anoying dialogs though. Thunderbird definately doesn't.


Regards,

Will McGugan



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