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

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460ead051b49c0b2a8e45e46252d4bda?d=identicon&s=25 Tom Ha (tom)
on 2008-11-27 19:08
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
- everybody gets the exact same email
- emails have no attachments

Can you help me with this?

Thanks a lot for any suggestions!
6fabb84e727dee98d1277df56458cbac?d=identicon&s=25 Andrew Bloom (Guest)
on 2008-11-28 06:25
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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?
460ead051b49c0b2a8e45e46252d4bda?d=identicon&s=25 Tom Ha (tom)
on 2008-11-28 09:33
Yes, that's exactly what I need to do!

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

I would be glad if you guys could let me know what solution you can
suggest for such a case - thanks a lot!
5eb57ea1f36182bdd64e5601a73262e6?d=identicon&s=25 Nellboy (Guest)
on 2008-11-28 13:12
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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
460ead051b49c0b2a8e45e46252d4bda?d=identicon&s=25 Tom Ha (tom)
on 2008-11-28 13:46
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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