problems with smtplib

Jon Hewer jonhewer at gmail.com
Fri Sep 2 20:05:00 CEST 2005


just got home and i've tried my script on windows with my isp's smtp
server, and found that my code wasn't getting past the s.connect()

changed me code to:

    s = smtplib.SMTP('smtp.lineone.net')
    s.sendmail(me, to, msg.as_string())
    s.quit()

and now it works fine

On 9/2/05, Steve Holden <steve at holdenweb.com> wrote:
> Peter Hansen wrote:
> > Steve Holden wrote:
> >
> >>n00m wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>>I also can't get my SMTP (win2k) working with Python.
> >>>But... funnily this works fine:
> >>>
> >>>import smtplib
> >>>s = smtplib.SMTP('smtp.mail.ru')
> >>>s.sendmail('no_such_address at mail.ru', 'jonhe... at gmail.com', 'hi
> >>>there!')
> >>>s.quit()
> >>>
> >>
> >>That's pretty strange: the second argument should be a list. Are you
> >>*sure* it worked?
> >
> >
> > No longer required (as of at least Python 2.3 if not earlier).
> >
> > "to_addrs     : A list of addresses to send this mail to.  A bare string
> > will be treated as a list with 1 address."  (from smtplib.py sendmail()
> > docstring)
> >
> Oops. Documentation bug. Fortunately it  looks like it's been fixed in
> response to bug 1217513. Thanks for the tip, Peter.
> 
> regards
>   Steve
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