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What are the appropriate Email::X modules for each mail related task

by unlinker (Monk)
on Jun 17, 2009 at 09:56 UTC ( #772312=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
unlinker has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Enlightened Monks,

I am planning to develop a mailing script that can handle mid-size recipient lists and would like to choose modules from the Perl Email Project preferably endorsed or at least maintained. Much as I tried to read the documentation, I was unable to clearly map a module to a single task.

If I were to break up the entire cycle into say 4 main tasks:

  1. Creating a multi-part MIME message and Headers
  2. Delivering the mail using SMTP (to SASL Auth-aware relay servers)
  3. Checking for bounces
  4. Extracting the reason why a message was bounced

What modules (preferably endorsed/maintained) should I use of these tasks? Thank you for your attention

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[Eily]: must be km farenheit or something :P
[Eily]: wow, don't say that in Nancy LanX :P
[erix]: maybe you used the car routes, I used the walking routes
[Eily]: there's a rivalry between the two cities, so defining one in terms of the other might not be well received
[Eily]: erix well I did click on the walking icon
LanX giggles!
[LanX]: Eily I'm duing this constantly with people from rival cities ...MUCHO fun!
[Eily]: The best example of that is the TGV, they couldn't decide who would get it so it's in the middle of nowhere halfway between the two
[LanX]: Eily: that rings a bell
[erix]: interesting difference, I suppose they use different data/routes (and shorter seems better, no?)

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