[Twisted-Python] Need working examples of imap4 client.

tarjei tarjei at nu.no
Thu Jun 11 03:24:09 EDT 2009

On 06/11/2009 02:03 AM, Pywinder Singh wrote:
> Can someone point me to a working example of imap4 client?
> I've tried the example off the site, code from Abe Fettig's book, and
> every example I could find on the web. (most of them seem outdated, as
> do most discussions I've found on the subject)

Have you looked at chandler? AFAIK it uses (or used to use) Twisteds 
IMAP code.


> All of them invariably end with:
>     twisted.internet.error.TimeoutError: User timeout caused connection
>     failure
>     or
>     twisted.internet.error.ConnectionLost: Connection to the other side
>     was lost in a non-clean fashion.
> I've pointed the code at two different IMAP servers, both of which (one
> is gmail, the other is a private server) I am able to access with a
> hitch with python's own imaplib. I've tried the sample code on an Ubuntu
> system, OSX, and tried python versions 2.5 and 2.6.
> Ideally, I'd love to see a snipped which is able to log into an imap
> server and gets a list of mailboxes.  If the example on the site works
> for other folks, I'd love a nudge in the right direction to modify the
> code to get a bit more debugging info.
> Thanks in advance!
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