Parsing MIME-encoded data in an HTTP request

Michael Ströder michael at
Fri Jul 4 09:49:55 CEST 2008

Ron Garret wrote:
> I'm writing a little HTTP server and need to parse request content that 
> is mime-encoded.  All the MIME routines in the Python standard library 
> seem to have been subsumed into the email package, which makes this 
> operation a little awkward.

How about using cgi.parse_multipart()?

Ciao, Michael.

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