Advanced Perl Programming, by Sriram
Srinivasan (O'Reilly, 1997) has a good section on programming
Effective Perl Programming, by Joseph Hall with
Randal Schwartz (Addison Wesley, 1998) is a useful book for picking
up Perl idioms.
http://www.cauce.org/ is a site
from Coalition Against Unsolicited Email. There are many sites
devoted to fighting Unsolicited Commercial Email; this site is a good
place to start. It has pointers to many other sites, including those
that go into greater detail about the analysis of mail headers for
contains information for scripting Eudora with pointers to other
have information on "MAPI," "active
messaging," and "CDO." The name of this technology has changed twice so far, so
I'm hesitant to give you a specific pointer. There is plenty of
good information at the Microsoft sites (especially in the MSDN
library section) on these topics, but it tends to move around a bit.
Perl Cookbook, by Tom
Christiansen and Nathan Torkington (O'Reilly, 1998), also
addresses the programming of network servers.
RFC821:Simple Mail Transfer Protocol, J.
RFC822:Standard for the format of ARPA Internet text
messages, D. Crocker, 1982.
RFC954:NICNAME/WHOIS, K. Harrenstien, M.
Stahl, and E. Feinler, 1985.