string payload expected: <type 'list'> error

Ramdas ramdaz at gmail.com
Thu Nov 26 21:49:55 CET 2009


On Nov 27, 1:33 am, MRAB <pyt... at mrabarnett.plus.com> wrote:
> Ramdas wrote:
> > Dear all,
>
> > I believe this is an error which was fixed in Python 2.3 itself. But I
> > am running Python 2,5.2 and error keeps on cropping up.
>
> > Here is my code to construct emails . It works perfectly when I dont
> > have any attachments. Please find my code at
>
> >http://dpaste.com/hold/125574/
>
> > However when I try constructing with attachments it crashes with this
> > error string payload expected: <type 'list'> error.
>
> > Going through the trace error I discover that as I call the function
> > msg.as_string, the function . _handle_text(self, msg) expects a string
> > object but I am generating list object. Can someone advise what I need
> > to code to parse series of attachments into an email.
>
> > Help appreciated
>
> I've been looking at the example in the Python 2.6.2 documentation. It
> looks like you should have:
>
>      msg1.add_header('Content-Disposition', 'attachment', filename=filename)

Thanks! I did that correction, however the error still persists .....



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