Bulk Email

Ryan Byrd ryanbyrd at gmail.com
Tue Sep 11 20:08:46 MDT 2012


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On Sep 11, 2012, at 6:00 PM, Lane Brooks <lane at brooks.nu> wrote:

> I am using Google Apps Engine (GAE) for a small project. I need to send 
> a bulk announcement email (1000 users) to everyone that has registered 
> on the site. The announcement has certain customizations for each user. 
> I have found that the mailer built into GAE doesn't make it through most 
> spam filters. Anyone have any suggestions on how I might be able to get 
> around this issue?
> 
> Since GAE cannot open sockets except to fetch web pages on port 80 and 
> 443, I started using postmarkapp.com to send confirmation emails. 
> However, they have restrictions against bulk email and only allow 
> transactional email. I tried sending a bulk email, but they detected it 
> pretty quickly and shut it down.
> 
> Lane
> 
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