Email Program

Mike Driscoll kyosohma at
Mon Mar 2 21:59:57 CET 2009

Hi James,

On Mon, Mar 2, 2009 at 12:41 PM, James Matthews <nytrokiss at> wrote:
> You can look at Digsby for an example of an email program.

I've followed Digsby for a while, but it's an instant messenger /
social network aggregator, not an email client. It's much like a fancy
Pidgin and it's not open source, so I don't see how I can "take a
look" at it.

The developers for Digsby announced it on the wxPython list for some
reason, so I was a little disappointed when the source was


> On Mon, Mar 2, 2009 at 8:34 PM, Mike Driscoll <kyosohma at> wrote:
>> On Feb 28, 7:56 pm, J <seaworthyjer... at> wrote:
>> > Is it possible to make a GUI email program in Python that stores
>> > emails, composes, ect? Also, could I create my own programming
>> > language in Python? What are Pythons limits, or is this just a waste
>> > of my time to learn it.
>> The book, "Programming Python 3rd ed." by Lutz has a command-line and
>> a Tkinter-based GUI email program in it. I don't recall if it stored
>> emails or not, but that should be fairly trivial to add. I've written
>> a simple GUI program for sending emails via POP3, but haven't dug into
>> downloading or displaying emails on a server.
>> Mike
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