Email client in Python

Steve Holden steve at
Wed Aug 24 17:19:49 CEST 2005

knaren at wrote:
> Hi grp,
> I new to this grp and python too.
> i have started writing few python scripts myself.
> now i am planning to write a bear minimum email client in
> pyhton. i found the smtp module of python could serve my
> pupose. I can send message using mails using the smtp lib.
> Now i'm looking for some modules which can help me in
> fetching the mails from the mailserver and managing folders.
> I also look for some existing mail client, written in python 
> which wud serve my cause.
> i searched google for no avail.
I'd recommend the poplib library. There is also imaplib, but that is 
much more difficult to use.

Examples of use:

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