[IronPython] MAPI & IronPython

Daniel D. dvdotsenko at gmail.com
Thu Apr 7 00:52:10 CEST 2011


Somehow I think you meant to say IMAP, not MAPI.

Thunderbird cannot talk MAPI. It must be IMAP. In that case, it's
easer, but you still need a lib that talks IMAP. Python has imaplib
modue that even supports SSLed connections.

On Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 12:31, Mike Driscoll <mdriscoll at co.marshall.ia.us> wrote:
> The problem is that I don't know MAPI at all, so I don't know where to
> begin. We do not use Outlook at all. What I am attempting to do is create
> some way to set my little script as a default email client so I can redirect
> the file to our web client, which happens to be Zimbra Web mail, an open
> source project.
>
> Thunderbird registers itself as a default email client and it appears to
> stick some kind of mapi dll file in the registry. I don't have one of those,
> so I just tried sticking an exe of my own in there that  I had created that
> doesn't do anything except generate a log file. Office just complains that I
> don't have a proper email client and cancels the request.
>
> - Mike
>
>
> On 4/6/2011 11:08 AM, Perez, Justin wrote:
>
> Hi Mike, I am no programmer ( I don't know what stub means; definition-yes,
> practical appliance-no).  Please post your finished work on the mailing list
> or email me.  I am using the mapi and cdo api's from microsoft to automate
> emails for MS Outlook using CPython, if I can help in any way on that.
>
>
>
> http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms527491%28EXCHG.10%29.aspx
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>
>
> I have plenty of code which goes through inboxes and this sort of thing.
> Good luck and I hope to see some IronPython code targeting the MAPI!
>
>
>
> Justin Perez
>
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