How to lunch webpage without using SMTP server?

Doug Holton insert at
Wed Jul 21 14:43:44 EDT 2004

Byron wrote:

> Hi Nancy,
> In order to be able to send an e-mail, you need to use either an SMTP 
> server or have the know-how skill to be able to route the message 
> yourself.  I would HIGHLY recommend that you use an SMTP server.
> Here's a code snipplet that you might find helpful:
>     def sendmessage(toaddr, fromaddr, message):
>         server = smtplib.SMTP('')
>         server.login("webmaster at", "mySecretPassword")
>         server.sendmail(fromaddr, toaddr, message)
>         server.quit()

Again, we've been through all this before.  She doesn't have access to 
an SMTP server, apparently.  She only uses hotmail.
That is why I answered her with instructions on how to run her own SMTP 
server just for testing purposes.

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