[Twisted-Python] Mail Server

David A. Leedom daleedom at hightowergroup.com
Fri Jul 25 16:22:34 EDT 2003


The problem is that I don't quite "get" Twisted yet.  The output from TAP 
does not seem to do it for me.  I need a step by step quick and dirty 
example.  Even if someone could tease out the python short-hand that the 
TAP puts out, that would help.


Dave Leedom

At 09:35 AM 7/22/2003 +1000, Andrew Bennetts wrote:

>On Mon, Jul 21, 2003 at 01:13:13PM -0400, David A. Leedom wrote:
> > I am new to Twisted Matrix.
> >
> > I am trying to setup an mail system that will use a database as the
> > datastore for emails, domains and user access (both pop3/imap and stmp).
> >
> > What I am looking for is a code snipit example of how to setup a POP3 and
> > SMTP server using frame work without using the TAP utility.
> >
> > I figure once I have this example then I can begin to understand the
> > documentation better.  There is something missing in the explanation of 
> how
> > things work.  It just goes over my head.
>Why not look at how the TAP utility does it? :)
>Have a look at twisted/mail/tap.py, in particular the 'updateApplication'
>Also, I believe that IMAP, POP3 and SMTP have all had a lot of work done on
>them in CVS recently, so it might be worth using CVS, or at least the latest
>alpha release (1.0.7 alpha 2).  They're improving quite rapidly, judging
>from the number of commits (and tests!) Jp is making.
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