Hmmm this is true - but as someone once wrote on this list:

"If someone want's to build a car with 4 reverse gears, we can tell them it's not a 
very good idea, 
but we can also show them how to do it."

Granted though - spam is a little different than cars!
Cheers.

Russ
On Fri, 2 Nov 2001 07:26:15 -0600  Rick Emery <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Ooooops....we've just armed a potential spammer...
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Russ Michell [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Friday, November 02, 2001 6:20 AM
> To: Cami
> Cc: PHP DB list
> Subject: Re: [PHP-DB] sending bulk emails
> 
> 
> > Does anybody know how to send bulk emails using php?
> Don't do it!!
> 
> But of you must - I guess you could build an array containing email
> addresses, names, etc - taken 
> from form input or a database or whatever and then loop the arrays mailing
> people...
> 
> $mail = "mail(";
> for($i=0; $i<$email_array_name;$i++( {
>       $mail .= "$values,";
>       }
> $mail .= "\"$subject\",\"$body\",\"From: $from\");";
> 
> Something like that anyway (that's just off the top of my head)
> Regards.
> 
> Russ
>       
> On Fri, 2 Nov 2001 11:26:22 -0000 Cami <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> 
> > Hi guys,
> > Does anybody know how to send bulk emails using php?
> > Thanks,
> > Cami
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