Standard module for parsing emails?

Ben Finney bignose+hates-spam at
Wed Jul 30 15:18:27 CEST 2008

Phillip B Oldham <phillip.oldham at> writes:

> Is there a standard library for parsing emails that can cope with
> the different way email clients quote?

"Cope with" in what sense? i.e., what would the behaviour of such a
library be? What would it do?

Note also that it's not merely the mail client that does the quoting;
frequently the user composing the message will have a heavy hand in
how the quoted material appears.

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