win32com: Accessing MAPIOBJECT

Mark Hammond mhammond at
Sun Mar 16 00:14:31 CET 2003

Joel wrote:
> grante at (Grant Edwards) wrote in
> news:3e6fc198$0$83879$a1866201 at 
>>In article <mailman.1047509961.29563.python-list at>, Bjorn
>>Pettersen wrote: 
>>>>From: Joel [mailto:usenet at] 
>>The only thing I can find on Mark's site has to do with
>>What is an "Outlook plugin", and how does it help in fetching
>>the full message headers?
> He's referring to my desire to process the Outlook messages for use with 
> SpamBayes. Spambayes is a python based spam filter and Mark Hammond has 
> written a plugin for that works Outlook. Unfortunately something is 
> befouled with my version of Outlook.  The plugin installed ok and worked 
> fine until the next time I restarted Outlook.  The next time I brought up 
> Outlook, the plugin was gone, and I get an error when I try to restart it.  
> I don't think the plugin is to blame as I've had other strange happenings 
> with Outlook before.  I also would prefer to use something other than the 
> plugin simply because I can easily switch e-mail applications if I need to.

Check out in the Outlook2000 directory in the SpamBayes 
project - this exports all ham and spam into individual files for 
testing - it would be quite easy to convert this into an mbox format.


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