On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 14:38, Maxim Khitrov <max@mxcrypt.com> wrote:
On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 3:21 PM, Michael Foord <fuzzyman@gmail.com> wrote:
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>
> On 25 July 2011 02:06, Maxim Khitrov <max@mxcrypt.com> wrote:
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>> 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:
>
> http://imapclient.freshfoo.com/
>
> (Sorry.)
>
> All the best,
>
> Michael Foord

I have it beat at the "Python 3 support is in the works" feature ;)
Mine doesn't handle 2.x though.

That's not something you'd have to worry about anyway - new features, modules, and packages would only be accepted in the next 3.x release (3.3).