[Catalyst] Sending Email from Page?

Bill Moseley moseley at hank.org
Mon Mar 21 16:47:22 GMT 2011

On Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 11:48 PM, Octavian Rasnita <orasnita at gmail.com>wrot=

> From: "John M. Dlugosz" <wxju46gefd at snkmail.com>
>  Any pointers as to the right (or best) way to send an email from my
>> Catalyst App?
>> I see there is a Plugin::Email and also a View::Email, which seems to be
>> something totally different?
> You can use any of them or Catalyst::Helper::Model::Email. The plugin is =
> longer recommended.
> The most simple way is not the best. The best way is to send the messages
> in a job queue and let the worker module to send the message immediately =
> whenever the mail server is free.

That's good advice in general.  But, in a lot of ways mail, using a local
MTA, fits that role.

> If you send the message directly from your application, in that moment the
> server might not be free and the user would need to wait too much until t=
> message is sent, or the mail server might give a timeout and in that case
> the message is lost because the application doesn't send it again when the
> mail server is free.
>  Octavian
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Bill Moseley
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