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Title: Email module's feed parser
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Assigned To: barry Nosy List: barry, mdcowles
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Created on 2004-09-28 19:59 by mdcowles, last changed 2022-04-11 14:56 by admin. This issue is now closed.

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unparseable mdcowles, 2004-09-28 19:59 Spam that produces the internally-inconsistent message
Messages (2)
msg22560 - (view) Author: Matthew Cowles (mdcowles) Date: 2004-09-28 19:59
Barry asked me to open this so as to attach the message.

If the feed parser parsers a message that has a content-type 
of multipart/<something> but which contains only a single 
part, the resulting Message object is internally 
inconsistent: get_main_type() returns "multipart" but 
is_multipart() returns False.

I don't think that this is actually a bug because figuring out 
the right content-type to assign would require groveling 
through the payload with a bunch of messy heuristics. It 
seems to me that the standard library isn't the place for 
messy heuristics.
msg22561 - (view) Author: Barry A. Warsaw (barry) * (Python committer) Date: 2004-09-28 21:22
Logged In: YES 

Integrated into test suite (soon to be checked in).
Date User Action Args
2022-04-11 14:56:07adminsetgithub: 40961
2004-09-28 19:59:22mdcowlescreate