[erlang-questions] What's a solid way to have erlang automatically send email.

Anthony Shipman als@REDACTED
Tue Nov 16 11:37:39 CET 2010

On Mon, 15 Nov 2010 10:31:09 am G.S. wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a website where the administrator needs to receive email alert (to
> login and fix a problem) when certain events occur. Is there an Erlang
> module that allows one to easily send out an email? Or something that can
> be used in the same manner?
> Thanks,
> -Gene

On UNIX, you could feed the text into stdin of /usr/sbin/sendmail 
or /usr/bin/mutt. erlang:open_port() will let you do this.

Anthony Shipman                    Mamas don't let your babies 
als@REDACTED                   grow up to be outsourced.

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