Bug in rfc822

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Mon Jul 9 15:50:14 CEST 2001


"Steve Holden" <sholden at holdenweb.com> writes:

> "Fredrik Lundh" <fredrik at pythonware.com> wrote ...
> > phil hunt wrote:
> > > I have just found out that rfc822.py doesn't conform to
> > > RFC2822.
> >
> > sounds like it's time to rename that module ;-)
> >
> It would be even better to rewrite it. rfc822 builds so many lists of
> characters which are later returned as strings by joining the lists, a good
> C optimization would yield huge performance benefits. Pity I'm not better at
> C.

I think Barry's mimelib may have a replacement already.

    http://mimelib.sourceforge.net/

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