KB: You receive an error message when you try to send an e-mail message by using the System.Web.Mail namespace in the .NET Framework

We have an article published now which addresses my earlier post about the myths regarding SmtpServer.Insert… 922777 You receive an error message when you try to send an e-mail message by using the System.Web.Mail namespace in the .NET Framework 1.0http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;922777


OT: Proper Pronunciation of CDONTS…

FYI IMO there a lot of TLA’s out there these days.  Some acronyms get pronounced phonetically like ISAPI (“eye-sap-ee”) and MAPI (“map-ee”) while others are enunciated simply by reading the letters like ESM (“E-S-M”) and NTFS (“N-T-F-S”).  Usually the presence of vowels in acronyms or resemblance to an actual word determines this.  However there are some…


FYI: System.Web.Mail is deprecated use System.Net.Mail

While we are on the topic of System.Web.Mail, it is important to note a new namespace in version 2.0 of the .NET Framework.  There is a brand new namespace for sending mail via managed code, it is called System.Net.Mail.  Have no fear, System.Web.Mail is still accessible in v2.0 but it is deprecated.  (Which means v2.0 won’t break your code…


MYTH: SmtpMail.SmtpServer.Insert(0,"127.0.0.1") Actually Does Something

One of the principles of the Information Age is that anybody with a blog like mine or a Code Project account can write an article viewable to millions of people around the world.  As a support engineer, I love and hate this at the same time.  Take the following Code Project article for example… http://www.codeproject.com/useritems/Techblaster.asp This article…