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Enables TLS on SMTP connections (for services like GMail)
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The test wasn't working under rubygems 1.3.5 and rails 2.3.5. Fixed t…

…he test, but probably broke backwards compatibility in the meantime. The plugin code itself was not touched
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= action_mailer_optional_tls
Allows Google Mail SMTP to be used with Ruby on Rails' ActionMailer.

== Install
  ./script/plugin install git://

== Configure

Add the following to your environment.rb file:

 ActionMailer::Base.smtp_settings = {
    :tls => true,
    :address => "",
    :port => "587",
    :domain => "YOURDOMAIN",
    :authentication => :plain,
    :user_name => "GOOGLEUSERNAME",
    :password => "GOOGLEPASSWORD" 

== Webified Documentation

== Credits

This useful plugin is hosted at as a public service, due to the continued downtime of

Douglas F Shearer is neither the creator nor maintainer of this work, so if it's broke, it's broke.

Created by Kyle Maxwell -

Forked and adjusted by Nathan L. Walls - to resolve the issue describe here: and satisfy differences between Ruby 1.8.6 and Ruby 1.8.7. Note: this is brittle, but solves a need.
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