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From Edward Muller <emul...@learningpatterns.com>
Subject Re: [Somewhat OT] Sending HTML email using struts/java/javamail
Date Thu, 25 Apr 2002 18:39:14 GMT
This sounds the most promising ... but a little cludgy(sp) ..

Hmmm...

On Thu, 2002-04-25 at 14:03, adam wrote:
> 1.Create a jsp that Generates your email.  
> 2.Find out the name of the class that your JSP compiler creates.  You 
> can force this with most JSP compilers.
> 3. Create an instance of that class and pass a custom request and 
> response object to its get method.   The response object will contain 
> the html genereated by the jsp when you are done.  Try toString(), but 
> it may need to get it from getWriter() or something.  Depends on how you 
> create your response object.
> 4.Dump the html from the response into your email.
> 5.Lather, rinse.repeat
> 
> 
> 
> Actually, a better way may be
> 
> 
> Rick Reumann wrote:
> 
> >On Wednesday, April 24, 2002, 9:13:17 PM, Edward Muller wrote:
> >
> >EM> I have an internal application that needs to send a html email
> >EM> (management choice, not mine). The application is a mini struts
> >EM> application, but I need to manually format the html email using a
> >EM> large string and constantly appending to it and then I send the
> >EM> email via javamail.
> >
> >EM> Does anyone know of a better way?
> >
> >    I like to write the html page to a file. Then with the java.mail
> >    api you can send the file you created (something.html) as an
> >    attachment.
> >
> >EM> I'd like to just pass my form bean to another jsp, get the results back
> >EM> (formatted as HTML) and then use javamail to send the email...
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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> >
> >mailto:maillist@reumann.net
> >
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> >bunch of honking and yelling? Sometimes it seemed that way."
> >  -Jack Handey
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