procmail replacement in Python

Sean 'Shaleh' Perry shalehperry at
Tue Jun 18 20:04:37 EDT 2002

On 18-Jun-2002 Gerhard Häring wrote:
> Does such a thing exist? I've recently looked into the procmail sources
> and run away screaming. I'd very much prefer a Python replacement to
> such badly written C code.
> Does anything exist that I can start from? I've even contemplated not
> inventing yet another filter language, but just using plain Python
> functions.

there is also a nice filter language from CMU called Sieve (I think).  You
could implement a python based Sieve interpreter.

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