Extracting attachments with Python?

Chris Tavares christophertavares at earthlink.net
Tue Oct 16 05:16:48 CEST 2001

I just took a look at this, and the code seems to be missing some stuff from
the top - it just starts in the middle of a function. Or is it just me?


"Steve Holden" <sholden at holdenweb.com> wrote in message
news:JcNy7.1844$cb.70740 at atlpnn01.usenetserver.com...
> There is code that will read .dbx files from Outlook Espress, and
> once you can read a mail message you can extract attachments from it as
> as it's a well-structured email message (and there's no reason it won't
> I've provided the .dbx reader to several people on an individual basis,
> saying each time that I'd release it when I'd turned it into usable form.
> Since that may never happen, and other people might want to use it by
> modifying it, I've now published it in my public-domain Python code page.
> See
>     http://www.holdenweb.com/Python/
> regards
>  Steve
> --
> http://www.holdenweb.com/
> "Alex Ravenel" <bonzo at vnet.net> wrote in message
> news:0B%x7.10230$YC3.3926894 at typhoon.southeast.rr.com...
> > Is there a way to have Python extract a series of attachments from a
> > Microsoft Outlook .dbx file into a file of my choosing? I was sent a
> series
> > of documents by my brother, and while they arent really that many (about
> > 100), I think it would be interesting to see if Python could do it for
> > Thanks.
> >
> > --
> >
> >
> > Alex Ravenel
> > bonzo at vnet.net
> >
> >

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