Best SMTP/POP library?

Gerhard Häring gerhard.haering at
Wed Jan 22 16:38:37 CET 2003

Robert Oschler <Oschler at> wrote:
> I want to write my own email client, what is the best SMTP/POP library for
> Python 2.2? URL's please.

What's wrong with smtplib and poplib in the standard library?

smtplib is likely the only one that has support for SMTP/AUTH and SMTP over
TLS :-)

Other than that I only know that Twisted has support for these protocols.

Gerhard Häring
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