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Need a perl program



Mar 16, 2007, 10:24 PM

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i need a perl program which would take the from address, to address , subject and text from a html form and mail to the recipient.

if anyone knows it please mail me.


Mar 23, 2007, 9:00 AM

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Re: [Anonymous] Need a perl program [In reply to] Quote | Reply

Getting the from address, the to address and the text from the CGI parameters turns your web site into a spam engine. Really not a good idea.

Dave Cross, Perl Hacker, Trainer and Writer
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Apr 12, 2007, 9:10 AM

Post #3 of 3 (5361 views)
Re: [Anonymous] Need a perl program [In reply to] Quote | Reply | Private Reply

I agree that allowing the address in a form will just open you to spammers.

I do know a program you can download at a free perls script site that will allow you to do what you want.

I strongly suggest hardcoding the email. But the program offers max post limits. So if you limit the spammers to a few posts a day or a week it will still give you some protection. It also has a captcha verification, so that helps with automated attacks.

You can decide how to run it, but the program and instructions are at


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