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Re: Bug#469331: ITP: python-libgmail-imap -- Python bindings to access Gmail accounts (IMAP implementation)

On Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 7:54 PM, Sebastien Delafond <seb@debian.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 04, 2008 at 07:36:43PM +0100, Steinar H. Gunderson wrote:
>  > On Tue, Mar 04, 2008 at 09:56:20AM -0800, Sebastien Delafond wrote:
>  > > GmailImap is a collection of libraries which provides Python bindings
>  > > to access to Google's Gmail Imap service.
>  >
>  > Why would one want this library instead of a generic IMAP library?
Most libgmail users are 'powerusers', not developers who want to dive
into IMAP.

>  It will be the replacement for libgmail: not all libgmail developers
>  out there want to rewrite their programs from scratch, so a new,
>  backward-compatible libgmail based on IMAP does make sense IMHO.
Libgmail has to much problems so something has to change and libgmail
was great when Gmail was only webbased but now there are better ways.


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