Re: [Asrg] "email templates" for sale

John Levine <johnl@taugh.com> Wed, 28 October 2009 15:12 UTC

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>some time ago I suggested a template-filling SMTP extension and nobody
>on ASRG thought that would be a useful idea. Of course the consumers
>of the template product advertised in the message below will be
>passing filled templates to their outbound MTAs, and bandwidth is not
>their limiting factor, but anyway I feel validated.

People have been selling mail templates for years.  There's even a
version of qmail that fills in templates as the mail is sent.  They're
quite useful but there's no need to change SMTP to handle them.

R's,
John