Andrew Mobbs (mobbsy) wrote,
Andrew Mobbs

Dear Oracle,

Thank you for providing UTL_MAIL in 10g - this means that now we're in the 21st century I no longer need to write PL/SQL to talk barely abstracted SMTP in order to send an email… unless I want an attachment (or body) of more than 32kB. That was a really sensible design decision. I know it made life easy, but given how much you charge for your products couldn't you have paid the programmer of UTL_MAIL for another couple of days of work to make it actually useful?


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