Email processing in Python (was: e-mail processing in C)
roberthuff at rcn.com
Mon Mar 24 12:11:09 PDT 2008
Giorgos Keramidas writes:
> No, there's no library for `email processing' in the C standard. You
> can probably find a lot of non-standard ones, by Googling however :)
> It's worth writing that plain C is the wrong language for this
> sort of thing, if you ask me. There are excellent high-level
> libraries in Perl, and Python to do this sort of thing.
On one hand, that's probably true.
On the other hand: I know zero Python and this much > < Perl.
I tried Perl, actually, and couldn't find the functions I needed.
(Plus the documemtation was aimed at a more experienced audience.)
I can fumble my way around a decent C packagei less time ad with
I do have the advantage I know more-or-less exactly what the
message will look like.
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