mail filter in python?

Skip Montanaro skip at
Mon Feb 7 15:39:19 EST 2000

    Cameron> In any case, I agree with Mr. Wouters: use procmail, and just
    Cameron> invoke your Python work as an external process.

Worth noting that the procmail tips page at

mentions Lua as a possible replacement for the procmail language (see the
end of question 3.5).  That item was presumably added about two years ago,
so I tend to think it's either very hard to do or didn't generate enough
steam in the procmail community.  If such a thing was possible with Lua, it
would likely be possible with Python as well.  Anyone for "pluggable

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