Re: Email library/API

Have you looked at evolution (formerly gnome-mailer)?  Currently they are
mainly working on the camel library, which will provide the functionality
of the mail client.



On Mon, 8 Nov 1999, Luke Holden wrote:

> Does a gnome email library/API exist?
> Im working on a few general purpose email libs/API, and I was wondering
> if this was a duplicate effort.. and if not, if anyone would be
> interested in something like this in gnome...
> So far, everything is done in C (although a C++ wrapper might come along
> later)..
> I am working on functions for RFC compliant POP3/APOP, and SMTP access
> (IMAP in the works).. along with a small wrapper API for generic
> (almost, you sill must specify the protocol type,.. ) mail server access
> ( To make it easier for email clients to be protocol independent ).
> If work on something like this has already been done, I would love to
> hear about it. So far, most of my work was to try and make sure
> everything is RFC complaint, so it would not be a big deal if someone
> else already has something like this in GNOME. If something like this
> does not exist, I think it would help a lot for people trying to write
> email clients/checkers/whatever for gnome. That and having a standard
> API for this sort of thing helps a lot,.. only one set of functions
> needs to be maintained.
> Just a few thoughts.
> Luke,
> BTW: Im also working on a gnome based Email client,.. its fairly alpha
> and will probably get a total rewrite (as, I've been using glide.. and
> Im starting to find it restrictive... although it does make for damn
> impressive gui work)
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