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Sending Mail With PHP3 - Page 2

by: Tim Perdue
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July 30, 2000

Basically, you can receive some parameters from a simple form (you can probably handle creating that. If not - take a look at geocrawler.com and steal the HTML from the mail archive - you have my blessing).

<?php

//$to_email_address - received from the "POST"
//$from_email_address - ditto
//$subject
//$message

//
//First, validate the addresses using Jons' function
//
$to_email_array=validateEmail $to_email_address );
$from_email_array=validateEmail $from_email_address );

//
//Second, test the results and send the message or display
//an error
//
if (( $to_email_array[0]) && ($from_email_array[0])) {

   
mail($to_email_address,$subject,$message,'FROM: '.$from_email_address);

} else {

   
//DISPLAY AN ERROR

   
echo "error";
   echo 
$to_email_array[1];
   echo 
$from_email_array[1];
}

?>
And you're done...
That same little task, were I using $1000 dollar products like Lasso would have required me to install extra software (javamail API + the JDK if I didn't already have it), and would have taken tons of extra code and some Lasso-specific libraries.
Care to guess where I stand on the free software movement?

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