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REALLY validate your email addresses!
I get a lot of feedback from 'sdsd' at email address 'asdsd'. I wanted to stop him, so I went looking for a suitable solution…
From Email-related examples, published 18 Sep, 20113150 views

The classic Tell-a-friend email example.
The C language has the 'Hello World' program - ASP has the ubiquitous 'Tell-a-friend' script. They're everywhere, but here's the way I did mine...
From Email-related examples, updated 17 Apr, 6459061 views

Running ASP on your PC - installing Personal Web Server
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• The classic Tell-a-friend email example.
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