Create Your Own Mailing List Server With .NET 2.0
If one is a developer, chances are that one is no stranger to mailing lists. A mailing list contains a group of users who are subscribed to receive regular emails pertaining to a specific topic. Usually, the process is automated - one sends an email requesting to be added to a list, and to unsubscribe, one sends another email. Mailing lists are often managed by list server software, which one can either buy or purchase as a service. This paper demonstrates how to build the own mailing list server, making use of the new classes located in the System.Net.Mail namespace in .NET 2.0, as well as some techniques to retrieve emails from Outlook.