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Project Description
Develop Mailservices in Django

Django Mailserver is an application that lets you develop
mail services in your Django projects/applications in a manner
that handles messages as Django handles HTTP requests.

That project was initialy conceived as an improvement over
`django-smtpd`_ by Denis Laprise, then became an almost full rewrite
and when I thought I had gone through almost every line of code it
seemed far much more like a fork than improvement.

NOTE: that this is really alpha software, don't use it in a production
environment unless you expect it to break everything ;)

.. _django-smtpd::

Example usage:

First of all, you need to add "mailserver" in your INSTALLED_APPS, and
you'll want the settings::

ROOT_MAILCONF = 'myproject.mailbox' # Just like ROOT_URLCONF, but for
# resolving recipients.

``ROOT_MAILCONF`` is just like an URLCONF, but it matches e-mail addresses
instead of paths. An example ``myproject.mailbox`` ```` file
would be::

from django_mailserver.mailbox import *

urlpatterns = patterns('',
(r'', include('myapp.mailbox')),

Note, that when matching recipients, just as Django strips path elements
as they get matches, ``mailserver`` strips already matched parts from
the addresses until it reaches the views.

Now you can start you mail service! You can either to::

./ startmailapp <app_name>

From your project directory to have a new app created with a sample
file in it, or you can create a new file in your existing application::

from django_mailserver.mailbox import *

urlpatterns = patterns('',
(r'^onedest', 'myapp.mailers.reply'),

You have it, your ```` file would be just like a ````::

from mailserver import EmailResponse

def reply(request):
print "Got email %s, Reply!" % request
return EmailResponse(
subject="Re: %s" % request['Subject'])

You get the idea, if you return an EmailResponse it gets ``send()``
later by the Handler. You can also return EmailIgnoreResponse among others.

Delivering mails

Right now the only possible way to deliver messages to this is through a
pipe transport to the ``./ readmail`` command. Which is mostly
intended for testing.

Further improvements should have a more performant pipe transport and a
self-running SMTP server.


**WARNING:** Django Mailserver is still under development. It is believed to
brake at any point ;) There are lots of things to do, like:

* Documentation
* More tests.
* Better URL parsing (i.e: includes work on domains, others on addreses).
* Handling address prefixes/suffixes
* Handling of error responses (ie: pipe transport should bring the
response status_code to the exit value of the process).
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