Email attachments with Perl

Dave Cross dave at
Tue Oct 2 17:06:20 BST 2012

Quoting Mark Fowler <mark at>:

> So my wireless scanner/printer doohicky can send its scans to an  
> email address as a PDF attachment.  These are currently piling up in  
> a custom google mail account I have for this purpose.
> I want to automatically download the PDFs to my mac with a Perl  
> script that I'll trigger periodically from launchd.
> What are the cool kids using do to this now?  Net::*?  Email::*?   
> Courriel?  Something else?

Change your printer to send the emails to IFTTT. Then use a recipe  
like to transfer the attachments to  


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