Getting Email

Alex Tweedly alex at
Sun Oct 24 09:57:43 EDT 2010

  Yes, both Sarah and Shao Sean have SMYP libraries (I haven't used either).

It's not hard to pick out the attachments - but it would be nice to do 
it in a general way for a library, that would return a list of 
attachments, their types, allow simple filing of them, etc.

-- Alex.

On 24/10/2010 14:49, Len Morgan wrote:
> On 10/24/2010 8:46 AM, Ray Horsley wrote:
>> Alex,
>> Thanks for these suggestions.  Please let me know if you ever write
>> something a little beefier; i.e. something which could read 
>> attachments and
>> work with SMTP.
> I'm pretty sure Sarah has one that uses SMTP too.
> What makes reading attachments so hard?  Aren't they separated by an 
> ID number and you're told what the type of the attachment is and 
> possibly the length?  It seems like LiveCode's text search routines 
> would make it pretty easy to "delimit" the various attachments from 
> each other.  The "hard" part would be deciding what to do with them 
> once you had them.
> len morgan
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