Problem with handling errors in POP3 message retrieval/deletion

cl at cl at
Fri Sep 11 19:13:06 CEST 2015

cl at wrote:
> I have a (fairly) simple script that does 'catchall' processing on my
> POP3 mailbox.  It looks for messages To: strings that *might* be for
> me and then throws everything else away.

Sorry folks, I found the problem, it's a known 'bug' due to someone
trying to protect poplib from excessively long lines.  See:-

It's easy to work around by something like:-

    import poplib

Chris Green

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