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what is the difference between mail.message and mail.mail?

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Bonnet Denis
on 3/21/13, 12:56 PM 3,497 views

I want to send e-mail with "mass mailing" function, but I just see there mail into mail.message and not mail.mail.

Is this normal?

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A mail.message represents any message sent or received in OpenERP; both mail, internal messages or notes. The recipients of a message are contacts (res.partner) and the author is an email (text) and/or a contact. The mail.message may send email to recipients, according to their user's preferences.

A mail.mail inherits mail.message and is used only for sending emails. (like mass mailing) Sometimes, a mail.message will create a mail.mail that inherits from itself if the message has to be send by email to external persons.

You should usually not use mail.mail but always use mail.message. A message will handle all the logic of delivering emails to followers, according to their preferences, etc.

You can get the complete documentation of this module here: http://doc.openerp.com/trunk/developers/addons/mail/

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mail.message may contain email/comment/notifications but mail.mail is only about email.

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mail.message holds the text of the message mail.mail holds other details about the mail being sent.

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Asked: 3/21/13, 12:56 PM
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