Chapter 8. Using Additional Internet Services

By now we know that Tcl has the functionality to create networked applications. We also know how to build simple client-server communication functionality. However, as with any programming language, being able to plug into existing protocols and communicating using standards that other systems are using is very important. This chapter talks about various standards, how Tcl fits into these (technologies), and how to use Tcl for various types of protocols and data encodings.

We will also talk about communication with users using e-mail. We'll start with sending simple e-mails, followed by learning how to send attachments and multipart types. Using this we'll show how to send and receive e-mails in order ...

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