RELEASED email 2.0 (standalone)

Barry A. Warsaw
Mon, 8 Apr 2002 17:43:36 -0400

I've just released version 2.0 of the standalone email package.  This
will likely be the last official standalone release, as I intend to
complete the merge of the package into the Python 2.3 cvs tree.

The email package is a library for managing email messages, including
MIME and other RFC 2822-based message documents.  It subsumes most of
the functionality in several older standard modules such as rfc822,
mimetools, multifile, and other non-standard packages such as

The email package is compatible with both Python 2.1 and Python 2.2.
Online documentation is available at

although this does not yet cover the new features in email 2.0.

You can download the lastest version from