Fun with Outlook and MAPI

Chris ch.list at US-HAMPTON.mail.SAIC.com
Fri Dec 10 21:23:45 CET 2004


Will McGugan 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.

Unfortunately, I don't have the option of installing Thunderbird.

Chris



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