[New-bugs-announce] [issue4767] email.mime incorrectly documented (or implemented)

David M. Beazley report at bugs.python.org
Mon Dec 29 16:55:08 CET 2008

New submission from David M. Beazley <beazley at users.sourceforge.net>:

The documentation describes classes such as


However, it's confusing because none of these classes are actually found 
in email.mime.

Suggest either using the full proper name:


Or just using the short name along with a note saying where it's found:

   Defined in email.mime.text.  Further description, blah, blah..

Note:  These classes *are* defined in email.mime in Python 2.6.

assignee: georg.brandl
components: Documentation
messages: 78458
nosy: beazley, georg.brandl
severity: normal
status: open
title: email.mime incorrectly documented (or implemented)
type: behavior
versions: Python 3.0

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