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  • I'd like to propose a backwards compatible change for feedparser.py which optionally allows streaming of Message() payloads via subclassed message.Message objects. Currently, storing of message ...
    PyTonicPyTonic
    May 25, 2015 at 7:04 pm
    May 26, 2015 at 2:11 pm
  • Hey, Are issues 634412[1] and 626452[2] still valid? I would like to work on them. Advice or caveats on how to work on them would be helpful. [1] http://bugs.python.org/issue634412 [2] ...
    Sunny K.Sunny K.
    Nov 8, 2013 at 7:12 am
    Nov 11, 2013 at 5:24 pm
  • If you read my blog (http://www.bitdance.com/blog, or on planet python), you know that I'm self-funding working on the email package for at least the month of August. The first fruits of that work ...
    R. David MurrayR. David Murray
    Aug 8, 2013 at 4:26 pm
    Sep 24, 2013 at 1:40 am
  • Hi there. I'm planning to write an email stream indexer that locates the byte offsets of each MIME body-part, sub-part, preamble, epilogue, etc. and avoids pulling an entire message into memory. (The ...
    ForestForest
    Mar 15, 2013 at 8:16 pm
    Mar 15, 2013 at 10:34 pm
  • Hello all, I originally posted this to the python-ideas list, and am reposting it here following Barry Warsaw's advice: """ Python, as a "batteries included" language, strives to provide out of the ...
    Daniel ReisDaniel Reis
    Jan 30, 2013 at 4:08 pm
    Feb 4, 2013 at 9:39 am
  • Just stumbled upon this today: http://mail.python.org/pipermail/email-sig/2008-June/000394.html Mark Sapiro writes: Any urge now? :-) Thanks, /jordan
    Jordan HayesJordan Hayes
    Oct 13, 2012 at 7:50 pm
    Oct 15, 2012 at 4:06 pm
  • Dear List, As the documentation for mailbox.Maildir notes: Maildir mailboxes contain three subdirectories, namely: tmp, new, and cur. Messages are created momentarily in the tmp subdirectory and then ...
    Nicholas ColeNicholas Cole
    Aug 9, 2012 at 8:43 pm
    Aug 9, 2012 at 8:43 pm
  • Did you report this on bugs.python.org? Is it still an issue? If it is please do so, and provide the source message that causes the problem.
    R. David MurrayR. David Murray
    Jun 11, 2012 at 11:52 am
    Jun 11, 2012 at 11:52 am
  • So this was issue 11401, right?
    R. David MurrayR. David Murray
    Jun 11, 2012 at 11:50 am
    Jun 11, 2012 at 11:50 am
  • I just realized that on June 6th I got four old messages delivered to my email-sig folder, ranging from February on. At least one of them appears to be a reply to a message I don't seem to have ...
    R. David MurrayR. David Murray
    Jun 11, 2012 at 1:43 am
    Jun 11, 2012 at 11:45 am
  • My thought exactly. OK, both patches are now up on the tracker. The first patch, as mentioned, does some internal refactoring that makes the policy framework cleaner and adds hooks and a 'compat32' ...
    R. David MurrayR. David Murray
    May 20, 2012 at 7:02 pm
    May 20, 2012 at 7:02 pm
  • Folks, I'm working on an implementation of RFC 5256 email threading, designed so that it could fit as a submodule in the "email" package, if such a think was ever seen to be useful. I'd like to ask ...
    Bill JanssenBill Janssen
    Jan 5, 2012 at 5:55 pm
    Jan 12, 2012 at 5:28 am
  • Dear Email Group, Given a string containing a list of addresses separated by a comma, such as one might find in a 'CC' field, email.utils.parseaddr correctly parses the first address and then ...
    Nicholas ColeNicholas Cole
    Oct 2, 2011 at 7:45 am
    Oct 2, 2011 at 7:57 am
  • Hi, Before opening a bug report at bugs.python.org, I wish to have your feedback on this: When a "\r\n" is missing between the headers and the body, the feedparser silently fix the issue. The ouput ...
    Xavier delannoyXavier delannoy
    Aug 12, 2011 at 11:33 am
    Aug 12, 2011 at 11:33 am
  • Well, my big project still hasn't kicked off, so I'm still working on email6. I just posted a new blog post: http://www.bitdance.com/blog/2011/07/25_01_email6_pypi_release/ The PyPI release is old ...
    R. David MurrayR. David Murray
    Jul 25, 2011 at 7:42 pm
    Jul 29, 2011 at 4:40 am
  • OK, so I've released the first iteration of the email6 package on pypi as email-6.0.0a1. After install you import it as email6. This will allow anyone curious and/or motivated to test it out under ...
    R. David MurrayR. David Murray
    Jul 19, 2011 at 9:21 pm
    Aug 2, 2011 at 9:27 pm
  • So we have these address objects. Currently their string value is the "decoded" value, which means the content from the source is preserved except that (when I get it working!) encoded words and IDNA ...
    R. David MurrayR. David Murray
    Jul 13, 2011 at 4:15 pm
    Jul 13, 2011 at 4:15 pm
  • I just posted a summary of my past month of work (which has been at a considerably slower pace than earlier): http://www.bitdance.com/blog/2011/07/13_01_email6_summer_vacation/ As I report there, it ...
    R. David MurrayR. David Murray
    Jul 13, 2011 at 4:05 pm
    Jul 13, 2011 at 4:05 pm
  • Hi, I use the python email library for an Automation Test Framework. The framework test a Mail Transfert Agent. I notice that the "email" library silently fix a lot of MIME errors. I can understand ...
    Xavier delannoyXavier delannoy
    Jul 6, 2011 at 9:53 am
    Jul 6, 2011 at 6:41 pm
  • For various reasons the email6 work is on temporary hold. But, I've been working on some outstanding email5.1 bugs, and I've got a dilemma. I introduced smtplib send_message as a convenient way of ...
    R. David MurrayR. David Murray
    Jun 18, 2011 at 7:26 pm
    Jun 20, 2011 at 2:21 pm
  • Things have been a bit disrupted in my life over the past month (a family tragedy). Fortunately for this group one of my ways of coping is to write code, so I did manage to do a fair bit on the ...
    R. David MurrayR. David Murray
    Jun 8, 2011 at 6:28 pm
    Jun 14, 2011 at 3:06 pm
  • I've gone through the RFCs and done some additional googling, and haven't been able to confirm the answer to this question: what exactly is the syntax when a group is included in an address-list? ...
    R. David MurrayR. David Murray
    May 16, 2011 at 8:40 pm
    May 17, 2011 at 3:44 am
  • I just posted a new blog post: http://www.bitdance.com/blog/2011/05/02_01_Email6_Headers_Everywhere/ This describes the work I did two weeks ago on the Headers-as-string-objects idea we talked about ...
    R. David MurrayR. David Murray
    May 2, 2011 at 4:23 pm
    May 17, 2011 at 3:48 am
  • OK, so I've started designing/coding the more interesting stuff (the new header class), and I find I need a new policy control. So what I'd like to do is commit the policy stuff I've done to this ...
    R. David MurrayR. David Murray
    Apr 14, 2011 at 4:39 pm
    Apr 15, 2011 at 12:47 pm
  • For the curious, I just posted a writeup of the process that produced the header folding algorithm rewrite on my blog: http://www.bitdance.com/blog/2011/04/11_01_Email6_Rewriting_Header_Folding/ -- ...
    R. David MurrayR. David Murray
    Apr 11, 2011 at 9:48 pm
    Apr 12, 2011 at 1:42 am
  • I just posted a significant patch on issue 11492. After banging my head on the existing header folding algorithm and watching the if/else cases proliferate and break other things, I decided to try a ...
    R. David MurrayR. David Murray
    Apr 10, 2011 at 8:46 pm
    Apr 10, 2011 at 8:46 pm
  • Hi all, [This is a repost from comp.lang.python] I'm just starting with imaplib, email and smtplib and try to write a SPAM reporter. I retrieve SPAM mails from an IMAP server and add them as ...
    Axel RauAxel Rau
    Apr 9, 2011 at 9:18 pm
    Apr 9, 2011 at 9:18 pm
  • Here's my blog post for my work last week on hooking up Policy: http://www.bitdance.com/blog/2011/04/04_01_Hooking_Up_Email6_Policy_First_Steps/ All of that is pushed to the feature branch: ...
    R. David MurrayR. David Murray
    Apr 5, 2011 at 2:17 pm
    Apr 5, 2011 at 7:34 pm
  • I've set up the feature branch for email6: http://hg.python.org/features/email6 The branch inside the repo is email6. I'll probably wind up having subbranches unless my proposals get approved quickly ...
    R. David MurrayR. David Murray
    Mar 28, 2011 at 11:39 pm
    Mar 28, 2011 at 11:39 pm
  • I'm stressing this list again, but i stumbled over a missing [message_]size(). http://wiki.python.org/moin/Email%20SIG/DesignThoughts makes it a prerequisite for the new EMail package that The API ...
    Steffen Daode NurpmesoSteffen Daode Nurpmeso
    Mar 24, 2011 at 4:10 pm
    Mar 26, 2011 at 3:56 pm
  • One other thing I'm reminded of: we should definitely switch the parity of the 'unixfrom' value in __str__(). IOW, do *not* include the envelope header by default in str(msg). -Barry A non-text ...
    Barry WarsawBarry Warsaw
    Mar 7, 2011 at 10:17 pm
    Mar 7, 2011 at 10:17 pm
  • So, now that I've cleared my reply backlog, on to the exciting news. Some of you may have seen Jesse Noller's retweet of the tweet from Paul Leroux of QNX. This is big news for me (and for the ...
    R. David MurrayR. David Murray
    Mar 3, 2011 at 1:41 am
    Mar 4, 2011 at 3:16 pm
  • This is a long email, for which my apologies. I hope you all will manage to find some time to read it and provide feedback, as it speaks to fundamental design issues. My subconscious seems to have ...
    R. David MurrayR. David Murray
    Mar 1, 2011 at 8:40 pm
    Mar 8, 2011 at 5:10 pm
  • So, we've released Python3.2 with an email package that pretty much works. There are some rough edges compared to Python2, mostly having to do with what happens when you try to manipulate (as opposed ...
    R. David MurrayR. David Murray
    Feb 28, 2011 at 8:11 pm
    Mar 2, 2011 at 10:19 am
  • Actually, nevermind. I have to submit the QC book review to O'Reilly today, so I must assume that the email changes in 3.2 are immutable at this point. To accommodate, I made a last minute patch to ...
    LutzLutz
    Nov 4, 2010 at 12:56 pm
    Nov 9, 2010 at 1:03 pm
  • 'ascii' codec can't encode character u'\xfc' in position 40: ordinal not in range(128) Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/calibre/calibre/gui2/device.py", line 588, in _send_mails ...
    Tobias KoeckTobias Koeck
    Oct 28, 2010 at 10:37 pm
    Mar 3, 2011 at 12:40 am
  • Yesterday I posted a patch to issue 4661, which I have called "the poster child for the problems with the email module in Python3". The patch proposes a way to make email5 handle binary data...more ...
    R. David MurrayR. David Murray
    Sep 23, 2010 at 1:12 am
    Sep 23, 2010 at 1:12 am
  • All, As you can see below I'm a bit baffled. I got the code working by commenting three lines, but I would like to have to, from, and date in the header. Any suggestions on how to make this work? ...
    Joe HughesJoe Hughes
    Jul 7, 2010 at 8:53 pm
    Jul 8, 2010 at 1:52 am
  • [copied to pydev from email-sig because of the broader scope] Well, it looks like I've stumbled onto the "other shoe" on this issue--that the email package's problems are also apparently behind the ...
    LutzLutz
    Jun 16, 2010 at 8:48 pm
    Jun 19, 2010 at 4:07 pm
  • This bug should now be fixed in both the py3k branch and the 3.1 maint branch. This means the fix will be in 3.1.3, as well as 3.2a1. Hopefully that will be in time for your book, since 3.2a1 is due ...
    R. David MurrayR. David Murray
    Jun 4, 2010 at 4:39 pm
    Jun 13, 2010 at 3:30 pm
  • Robert Collins is a colleague of mine at Canonical. He accosted me <wink in the halls of UDS and reminded me of some code he'd written to handle content types and byte/string content. I don't have ...
    Barry WarsawBarry Warsaw
    May 12, 2010 at 2:42 pm
    May 12, 2010 at 2:42 pm
  • I'm updating the current Programming Python for 3.X, as well as its fairly large email client examples (GUI- and web-based) that rely on the email package heavily. I've gotten to the point where I ...
    LutzLutz
    May 7, 2010 at 11:15 am
    May 10, 2010 at 7:51 pm
  • My colleague Robert Collins sent me this and asked that I forward it to the email-sig for discussion. -Barry Begin forwarded message: Date: Sun, 28 Feb 2010 17:20:00 +1100 From: Robert Collins ...
    Barry WarsawBarry Warsaw
    Mar 12, 2010 at 10:21 pm
    Apr 27, 2010 at 11:57 am
  • I've been mulling on policy objects since talking with Barry about them at the sprint. Today I sat down and started on the "real" API documentation (ie: in Sphinx, fully written out not just ...
    R. David MurrayR. David Murray
    Mar 6, 2010 at 4:27 am
    Mar 9, 2010 at 6:16 pm
  • Good Day I tried to feed 1.5Mb email message to Header(), it consumed about !Gb of memory and them was killed: string = read('email_message').decode('utf-8') decode_header(Header(string)) strace -f ...
    VitaliyiVitaliyi
    Feb 18, 2010 at 4:12 pm
    Feb 18, 2010 at 5:26 pm
  • All is now OK. Sorry for previous email. Thanks Hello Sorry I don't speak english. I use Django first time. When I do "manage.py syncdb" .... import email.mime ImportError: No module named mime ...
    Chr GAILLARDChr GAILLARD
    Feb 8, 2010 at 3:14 pm
    Feb 8, 2010 at 3:14 pm
  • Hello Sorry I don't speak english. I use Django first time. When I do "manage.py syncdb" .... import email.mime ImportError: No module named mime Python26\Lib\email\__init__.py (line 118) REMARK: ...
    Chr GAILLARDChr GAILLARD
    Feb 6, 2010 at 4:37 pm
    Feb 6, 2010 at 4:37 pm
  • OK, so we've agreed that we need to handle bytes and text at pretty much all API levels, and that the "original data" that informs the data structure can be either bytes or text. We want to be able ...
    R. David MurrayR. David Murray
    Jan 25, 2010 at 8:10 pm
    Feb 22, 2010 at 4:47 am
  • With Barry's encouragement, and based on the summaries I prepared for the Email Wiki and discussion with Barry, I submitted a proposal to the PSF to fund me to do development work on the email 6 ...
    R. David MurrayR. David Murray
    Jan 18, 2010 at 8:44 pm
    Jan 22, 2010 at 6:35 pm
  • Dear SIG members: I am writing a reading comprehension program along with a teacher of Developmental Reading here at Rowan. She wants results of exercises emailed to her. Here is the problem that we ...
    Sypniewski, Bernard PaulSypniewski, Bernard Paul
    Jan 11, 2010 at 4:54 pm
    Jan 14, 2010 at 11:54 pm
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