[Email-SIG] Maybe a bug, maybe not
alex at gabuzomeu.net
Mon May 3 16:55:18 EDT 2004
Eric S. Johansson wrote:
> thank you very much for the fix.
> Seems to me that since the message body is of type list and not straying
> when it enters the_handle_text method, that the problem lies further
> upstream in the dispatch method. Unfortunately, I haven't had enough
> time to sit down a puzzle out how it works. I think a better solution
> would be one further upstream directing the message to the appropriate
> type of handler.
I agree, but I'm not sure how far upstream the fix should be applied.
Fixing the dispatch method should be simple. However, maybe we should
change the message parser instead so that no such message is generated
in the first place. I don't understand email formats and this package
well enough to decide which solution makes more sense.
> But, for now, a less than ideal solution that works is a far sight
> better than all these exceptions popping up.
Yes, this should do as a stopgap. I'll add data to the bug report I
quoted before so that the problem can be fixed properly in the Python
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