Forum: Ruby on Rails Emailing: lots of recipients + individual mails/attachments

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Tom H. (Guest)
on 2008-11-27 20:08
Hi there!

What emailing solution (plugin, gem, script) can you suggest for the
following situation:

- mails to a lot of people ("mass" mailing)
- recipients can have 1 or more attachments (various formats)
- attachments are individual files (with individual file names)
- recipients get individual mails (100% individual content, not just
standard text with personalized greetings)

I have found the following script, but it seems to be made for the case
where:
- everybody gets the exact same email
- emails have no attachments

http://www.myowndb.com/blog/?p=20

Can you help me with this?

Thanks a lot for any suggestions!
Tom
Andrew B. (Guest)
on 2008-11-28 07:25
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I don't understand your question, are you trying to find a way to mass
mail people unique messages with unique attachments?
Tom H. (Guest)
on 2008-11-28 10:33
Yes, that's exactly what I need to do!

(I have all these user_ids, message_ids, attachment_ids stored in an
array...)

I would be glad if you guys could let me know what solution you can
suggest for such a case - thanks a lot!
Nellboy (Guest)
on 2008-11-28 14:12
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apparently ar_mailer-batch works well, but i don't know if it will do
what you need it to... you might have to hack it
Tom H. (Guest)
on 2008-11-28 14:46
Thanks, it seems to handle the "mass" part in my problem.

Has anyone an idea how to handle the "individual" mail
content/attachment part?
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