Email client in Python

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


knaren at midascomm.com 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:

   http://docs.python.org/lib/pop3-example.html
   http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/Cookbook/Python/Recipe/82233
   http://effbot.org/zone/librarybook/network-protocols.pdf

regards
  Steve
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