IMAP4.search by message-id ?

Max M maxm at mxm.dk
Wed Mar 30 09:16:15 CEST 2005


Sean Dodsworth wrote:
> Can anyone tell me how to get a message's number from the message-id 
> using IMAP4.search?
> I've tried this:
>     resp, items = server.search(None, 'HEADER', '"Message-id"', msgID)
> but it gives me a 'bogus search criteria' error


Why do you need the 'HEADER'

Wouldn't this be enough?

resp, items = server.search(None, 'Message-id', msgID)

I am note shure if the msgId should be quoted. I assume not, as it will 
allways be an integer.

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