Philipp von Weitershausen wrote:
> [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
>> Hi, I need to send some rich-text (HTML) mail, containing information
>> based on many objects. It would be nice to render it using ZPT
>> provided by Zope instead of manual creation of HTML text.
>>
>> Can I (ab)use ZPT for such purpose? I need to design ZPT template and
>> write corresponding View object. How to wire together the ZPT
>> template and corresponding View object to render a HTML message and
>> send it using mail utility?
> 
> Let's say that the 'mail.html' view provides the HTML for the email body
> (whether that's ZPT, Python, or whatever doesn't matter), then you can
> simply do:
> 
>   >>> from zope.component import getMultiAdapter
>   >>> view = getMultiAdapter((obj, request), name="@@mail.html")

W/o the @@ of course

>   >>> html_email_body = view()
> 
>   >>> from email.MIMEText import MIMEText
>   >>> message = MIMETExt(html_email_body.encode('utf-8'),
>   ...                    'text/html', 'utf-8')
>   >>> # etc.
> 
>   >>> from zope.component import getUtility
>   >>> mailer = getUtility(IMailDelivery, 'your-delivery-utility')
>   >>> mailer.send(from, to, message.as_string())
> 
>> Could you suggest some points to start with?
> 
> Buy my book?
> 
> Philipp

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