IMAP library, or support via tsNet?

Ben Rubinstein benr_mc at cogapp.com
Thu Jan 3 19:56:42 CET 2019


Aha! I didn't even realise that there was an imap URL protocol.

Thanks Matthias, that's exactly what I needed.

best regards,

Ben

On 03/01/2019 13:57, Matthias Rebbe via use-livecode wrote:
> Ben,
> 
> i just did a quick test with my local test mai server. This script for example would output the number of messages in the imap folder to the message box.
> 
> put tUSERNAME into pSettings["username"]
> put put into pSettings["password"]
> put "STATUS INBOX (MESSAGES)" into pRequest
> put "imap://192.168.7.25" into pURL
> put tsnetCustomSync(pURL,pRequest,xHeaders,rOutHeaders,rResult,rBytes,pSettings)
> 
> Did not try ssl, but should work also.
> 
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Matthias
> 
> 
> 
> Matthias Rebbe
> 
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>> Am 03.01.2019 um 12:17 schrieb Ben Rubinstein via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>:
>>
>> Is there anything in the way of an IMAP library around?
>>
>> My needs are relatively simple: I want to connect to an iMAP server, recursively list folders and fetch the size of each (if necessary by fetching the size of each message)
>>
>> e.g. in JavaScript with this library
>> 	https://github.com/emailjs/emailjs-imap-client
>> I'd be using
>> 	connect()
>> 	listMailboxes()
>> 	listMessages(... ['RFC822.SIZE'])
>> 	...
>>
>> Is there a library that would support this kind of access?
>>
>> Does tsNet provide anything above the basic network primitives to support this?  Some time I ago there was a tantalising hint on this list:
>>
>> On 24/08/2017 11:05, Charles Warwick via use-livecode wrote:
>>> IMAP and POP3 support in tsNet under Linux is only available in tsNet 1.3.0+ which will be bundled with the next LC release.
>>> All other platforms have had support for those protocols for a while.  I hope to have some documentation available in the next two weeks.
>>
>> Did that ever come to fruition?
>>
>>
>> Many thanks,
>>
>> Ben
>>
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