gmail doesn't care.
There are limits of something like 2000 messages per day with 500 recipients
per message but the total recipients per day (10,000) is calculated per
address, so 10 emails each with 100 bcc is the same as 1000 individual emails.
However with smpt that drops to 99 recipients per message althought the daily
total is the the same. So its quite feasible for me to use your queue to send
500 individual messages .
> Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2014 19:33:00 +0100
> From: an...@magsys.co.uk
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [twsocket] Help with sending mail through gmail please
> > OK, will do, that sounds like just what I need as each month the
> > system will have to send about 6 emails, each with about 90 bcc in
> > order to send an email with a 1 Mb attachment to around 550 people
> > max without falling foul of gmails limits.
> One reason I wrote the mailer in the first place was so I could send
> individually addressed emails in bulk, rather than using BCC mailing lists.
> Takes longer if the body is large, but our bandwidths are now vast.
> Not sure if Gmail is happier with single or multiple addresses, I have my own
> public mail server so can do what I like.
> Your application only requires the addition of domain lookup code to find the
> MX host, and you can send directly to their mail server avoiding Gmail.
> I intend to add that to the Mail Queue component, but have not got around to
> yet. When combined with the SMTP server I wrote last year, that would give us
> a forwarding email server.
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