Python email or direct GMail lib?

Sebastian Krzyszkowiak seba.dos1 at
Tue Aug 25 14:02:19 CEST 2009

On 8/25/09, Laszlo KREKACS <laszlo.krekacs.list at> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 12:20 AM, Michael Sheldon<mike at> wrote:
>>> Does someone of you know a (possibly easily *g*) usable direct gmail or
>>> general email library?
>>  The imaplib module would probably be your best choice. It's packaged in
>> python-email.
> Isnt usable the gmail's mobile interface?
> Dunno how to access them from a regular browser...
> (they suggest to type into iphone's webbrowser ....)
> For gmail's contacts there is a ready-made python library by google:
> Im seriously planning some contacts synchronization with gmail
> in paroli application. However its only future plan. So if you
> do some kind of python synchronization, and your code is simple
> and clean, I could use it ;))
> Best regards,
>  Laszlo

I think that's really wrong way (support of gmail directly in Paroli).
Why not just use opimd and Gmail-Contacts backend? That backend
shouldn't be hard to write, maybe even I'll write it.

Implementing contacts and messages handling in Paroli is just breaking
compatibility with other FSO apps.

Sebastian Krzyszkowiak

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