Building my own e-mail component...

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  1. #1
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    Dec 1969

    Default Building my own e-mail component...

    Hi there<BR><BR>I was wondering if to build an e-mail component is as simple as to build an upload one... I tried to find something about it on the internet but had no success.<BR><BR>Actually, I use CDONTS for small app and ASPEMAIL for big ones. But I&#039;d like to know more about how they work, and try too build one.<BR><BR>Anyone?<BR><BR>cheers,<BR><BR>Ricardo Leite

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 1969

    Default Why?

    There is no market for selling one as you have thousands of competitors.<BR><BR>Why waste your time?<BR><BR>They work be establishing a socket connection sending/receiving data over the network using the SMTP protocal when they talk to mail servers.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Dec 1969

    Default I agree...

    Building such a component would probably be a waste of time, but if you&#039;re in it for the educational experience that it would envolve, check out this RFC, which spells out the specifics for the SMTP protocol:<BR><BR><BR>hth

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