MIMEText breaking the rules?

Tim Roberts timr at probo.com
Fri Aug 3 08:39:00 CEST 2007


Dale Strickland-Clark <dale at riverhall.nospam.co.uk> wrote:
>
>The email module's mimetext handling isn't what you might expect from
>something that appears to behave like a dictionary.
>...
>Having apparently REPLACED my recipient, what I've ended up with is both of
>them.

This behavior is documented in Message.Message, from which MIMEText
eventually inherits.  If you want to start over, delete the item:

  del Msg["To"]

I would have to say that the existing behavior is more intuitive for an
email object.
-- 
Tim Roberts, timr at probo.com
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.



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