Removing Email attachments
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Fri Aug 20 20:11:38 CEST 2004
On Thu, 19 Aug 2004 15:17:11 +0100, Tim Williams <listserver at tdw.net> wrote:
> I need to take an email with none or more attachments, remove attachments
> with certain file extensions and then send the remaining email onwards.
> The problem is that I can't find out how to remove single attachements,
> can add new ones and/or remove all) .
> Am I missing something, or do I have to create a new email object from
> remaining bits of the old one ?
> (I *have* googled)
Easier than I thought :-)
here's a successful test I tried with the surrounding code removed. It
needs needs a bit of error handling in real use, but not much.
emailobj = email.message_from_string(message_string)
if not emailobj.is_multipart():
new_payload = 
removed = 
old_payload = emailobj.get_payload()
ext_list = ['ade', 'adp', 'pp', 'asx']
for x in range(len(old_payload)):
filename = old_payload[x].get_filename()
ext = filename.split('.')[-1].lower()
if not filename or not ext in ext_list :
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