Offlineimap is dead, long live offlineimap?

Jim Pryor lists+offlineimap at
Thu May 20 12:32:38 BST 2010

On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 07:58:36PM -0700, Dominic LoBue wrote:
> @Jim: I've mentioned the rewrite a couple of times on this list, but
> haven't heard much back about it besides "looking forward to it". To
> be fair, I didn't have anything to show yet. Any suggestions on where
> to go looking?
> What I need more than anything is someone to bounce ideas off of, and
> to point out the flaws in my logic.

This imap library has some good buzz:
<>. It's been around since 2003,
has been actively developed, and v.1.0 was finally released in April
2010. It's written in C; there's also a Perl version.

Might be worth knowing about, for comparison, or as a basis for a Python

Jim Pryor
profjim at

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