mailbox multipart

janwillem jwevandijk at
Wed Apr 14 09:45:24 CEST 2010

On Apr 14, 8:26 am, Tim Roberts <t... at> wrote:
> janwillem <jwevand... at> wrote:
> >I am trying to analyze mailboxes using an iterator:
> >    for key, message in mbox.iteritems():
> >When message is a simple mail message['date']  results the date.
> >When, however, it is a multipart message this results in None. How can
> >you full proof get the "date", "from" and "to" of of a multipart mail
> >using python?
> Perhaps you should post your code.  There's no particular reason why you
> should see this.  The mailbox iterator should return the outer multipart
> container, which has the headers.
> --
> Tim Roberts, t... at
> Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

Thanks Tim,
There you have a point, after I find it is a multipart message I dive
into it recursively and so loose the outer header info. That was all.

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