Afro.Systems at gmail.com
Sat Jul 14 11:26:43 CEST 2007
> What do you actually think
> ... for m in msg:
> ... print m
> should do? Why do you believe that what you think it should do would be
> a natural choice?
I needed to know how to extract particular parts of a message, such as
the message 'body', 'subject', 'author', etc.
I couldn't find it in the documentation this kind of information until
I ran the inspect.getmembers(msg) and found out that the message body
stored in _payload. that is msg._payload is the content of the
Regarding the *bug* thing it is very simple. If you iterate an int you
get an exception <TypeError: 'int' object is not iterable>, clear
enough. Yet here I got the following exception <AttributeError: 'int'
object has no attribute 'lower'> which suggest an attempt to iterate
---. I do think that a message should support iteration for the very
fact that each can contain a different type and amount of headers, and
iteration in this case will make application's code clean and unified.
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