IMAPClient 0.8

Menno Smits menno at
Thu Nov 10 10:53:20 CET 2011

I'm happy to announce version 0.8 of IMAPClient - an easy-to-use,
Pythonic and complete IMAP client library with no dependencies outside
the Python standard library.

Highlights for version 0.8:

* OAUTH authentication support
* IDLE support
* Full NOOP support
* Comprehensive Sphinx based docs. A HTML version of the docs is
   included in the source distribution. They are also hosted online at
* Folder rename support
* New "debug" property to simplify protocol debugging
* Live test and interactive shell features are now part of the
   imapclient Python package and can be called from the command-line.
* New normalise_times attribute allows caller to select whether
   datetimes returned by fetch() are native or not
* interactive shell now works with both IPython 0.10 and 0.11 (and
* BODY/BODYSTRUCTURE parsing fixes
* Programmer friendly version information now available

IMAPClient currently works with Python 2.4 through 2.7.

Version 0.8 can be installed from PyPI (pip install imapclient) or
downloaded from

For further information see:

Project website:


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