Email Program

Paul Rubin http
Mon Mar 2 08:11:33 CET 2009

Paul McGuire <ptmcg at> writes:
> As to your question of whether Python can be used to write an e-mail
> client, or to create a programming language, I assure you both are
> possible.  But also, given your unfamiliarity with Python, both are
> well beyond your skills for some time yet, and you are nowhere near
> reaching any of Python's limits any time soon.  

Mitch Kapor (of Lotus 1-2-3 fame) spent a lot of money hiring 
very sharp Python programmers to write an email client called
Chandler, but from what I understand, progress so far has been
disappointing, at least in part for performance reasons.

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