[ANNOUNCE] OfflineIMAP v7.0.0-rc2 released

Nicolas Sebrecht nicolas.s-dev at laposte.net
Sat Jun 4 11:48:07 BST 2016

OfflineIMAP v7.0.0-rc2 is out.


  pip install -r requirements.txt --user git+https://github.com/OfflineIMAP/offlineimap.git@v7.0.0-rc2

Enable offlineimap to run with Python 3. This feature is still experimental but
very welcome those days. Thanks Łukasz Żarnowiecki to work on this!

You are all welcome to test offlineimap with Python 3 and report both sucess and

Maintainers, we now work with a virtual imaplib2. Under the hood, the imported
imaplib2 can be the bundled version or any other (recent enough) imaplib2
provided by the system. If you already package imaplib2 and want to avoid
duplication of code, just remove the bundled version of imaplib2 while packaging
offlineimap and it should work out of the box. Be care, the filenames have

# Authors

- Nicolas Sebrecht (9)
- Łukasz Żarnowiecki (2)

# Features

- Introduce a virtual imaplib2. [Nicolas Sebrecht]
- Mark Python 3 supported and experimental. [Nicolas Sebrecht]
- Allow to run under python3 without special env. [Łukasz Żarnowiecki]
- Maildir: Create top level dir recursively. [Łukasz Żarnowiecki]

# Fixes

- IMAP: ignore UID with 0 as value when searching for UIDs. [Nicolas Sebrecht]
- Minor: fix copyright date. [Nicolas Sebrecht]

# Changes

- Threading: improve comments. [Nicolas Sebrecht]
- Bump imaplib2 from v2.52 to v2.53. [Nicolas Sebrecht]
- globals: use whitespaces instead of tabs. [Nicolas Sebrecht]
- six: add requirements for pip. [Nicolas Sebrecht]
- README: add six library requirement. [Nicolas Sebrecht]

Nicolas Sebrecht

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