[Catalyst] A Perl Message Queue?

Bernhard Graf catalyst2 at augensalat.de
Sat Aug 25 10:32:43 GMT 2007

J. Shirley wrote:

> On 8/24/07, Bernhard Graf <catalyst2 at augensalat.de> wrote:

> > So either you want to do queueing overhead, dns resolving and
> > SMTPing to the *remote* host yourself or you simply
> > open(MAILER,"|sendmail @args"). --
> > Bernhard Graf
> That's not entirely true, in as much as it may be technically correct
> but in reality could bite you in the ass.  If you send out a lot of
> emails, you'll likely piss off a lot of admins if you open/close a
> bunch of connections and send one email a piece
> Better to send out in a group while you have the socket open...

The message was not about how to write the better mailer.

The intention was about using things that are already there and probably 
good (enough) instead of re-inventing the wheel and wasting your own 
and your system's resources.
Bernhard Graf

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