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Is this mailbox manipulation working by luck, or can't I understand my own code?


On 2018-10-13 17:28:27 +0100, Chris Green wrote:
>     ('msg.get.__doc__ =', 'Get a header value.\n\n        Like
>     __getitem__() but return failobj instead of None when the field\n
>      is missing.\n        ')
> 
> However it isn't mentioned *anywhere* in the documentation that I can
> see.  There's only __getitem__() and get() for the mailbox class which
> operate on a whole mailbox and return a whole message.`

The documentation for mailbox.mboxMessage refers to mailbox.Message,
which refers to email.message.Message, which documents the get method:

https://docs.python.org/3/library/email.compat32-message.html#email.message.Message.get

        hp

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