mail filter in python?

Cameron Laird claird at
Mon Feb 7 15:33:09 EST 2000

In article <20000207175222.J19265 at>,
Thomas Wouters  <thomas at> wrote:
>mail-gid permissions, for instance. All in all, i think you're better off
>with a frontend to procmail, which creates a procmailrc to your liking. Or
>perhaps you can use the powers of procmail to make it start a python script
>to do the filtering, and accepts the action from it -- it would then take
>care of locking, security and the mailbox format itself.
Or is that a "backend"?  In any case, I agree with Mr. Wouters:
use procmail, and just invoke your Python work as an external

Cameron Laird <claird at>

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