IMAP library, or support via tsNet?

Charles Warwick charles at techstrategies.com.au
Fri Jan 4 01:08:09 CET 2019


Hi Ben,

Support for IMAP was added into tsNet a while ago. There are a few lessons that I’ve added to LiveCode’s website on IMAP.

Lessons:

http://lessons.livecode.com/m/4071/l/858279-how-to-use-tsnet-to-display-an-e-mail-message-from-an-imap-account

http://lessons.livecode.com/m/4071/l/858974-how-to-use-tsnet-to-display-the-folders-stored-in-an-imap-account

http://lessons.livecode.com/m/4071/l/860779-how-to-use-tsnet-to-delete-an-e-mail-message-from-an-imap-account

Regards,

Charles.

> On 4 Jan 2019, at 5:56 am, Ben Rubinstein via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> 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
>> free tools for Livecoders:
>> https://instamaker.dermattes.de
>> https://winsignhelper.dermattes.de
>>> 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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