[Python-ideas] New imaplib implementation for Python 3.2+ standard library
fuzzyman at gmail.com
Mon Jul 25 21:21:03 CEST 2011
On 25 July 2011 02:06, Maxim Khitrov <max at mxcrypt.com> wrote:
> Hello python-ideas,
> My most recent project lead me down a path that eventually ended up at
> a new implementation of imaplib based on [RFC-3501]. Although I
> started the project by gradually adding functionality to the existing
> IMAP4 library, some of the features that I required simply could not
> be merged in (without breaking everything). As a result, I wrote my
> own version of the library, which incorporates all existing
> functionality of imaplib and includes many of my own improvements.
There is an existing, well tested and widely used, replaced for imaplib that
I would suggest should be the first for consideration in replacing imaplib:
All the best,
> I wrote a PEP-style readme file that describes all the details of why
> the library was written and how it works, which is available from my
> mercurial repository:
> The same repository also contains the library code and an example
> script that you can run if you have access to an IMAP4 server:
> Is there any interest in adding my code to a future version of Python
> 3.x standard library?
> - Max
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