Adding sender name to email

Tim Williams tim at tdw.net
Fri Sep 1 12:56:54 CEST 2006


On 01/09/06, Tim Williams <tim at tdw.net> wrote:
> On 1 Sep 2006 03:26:12 -0700, gillespie.amanda at gmail.com
> <gillespie.amanda at gmail.com> wrote:
> > How do I add a Sender name to the emails sent by the following script:
> >
> add the line
>
> writer.addheader("From", a_sender_address)
>
> and you should also have
>
> writer.addheader("To", some_recipient_address(es)_as_a_string)
>
> The smtp sender & recipients do not relate to the sender & recipients
> in the email itself,  Often they are the same, but they don't have to
> be.
>

as an afterthought,  you should also add date & msg-id headers, or
your emails may fall foul of spam-filters.


-- 

Tim Williams



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