IMAPClient 0.8 released

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Version 0.8 of IMAPClient is out! Although I didn't get everything into this release that I had hoped to, there's still plenty there. Thanks to Johannes Heckel and Andrew Scheller for their contributions to this release.

Highlights for 0.8:

  • OAUTH authentication support
  • IDLE support (example)
  • Full NOOP support
  • Comprehensive Sphinx based docs. A HTML version of the docs is included in the source distribution. They are also hosted online at
  • Folder rename support
  • New "debug" property to simplify protocol debugging
  • Live test and interactive shell features are now part of the imapclient Python package and can be called from the command-line. (For example: python -m imapclient.interact ...)
  • New normalise_times attribute allows caller to select whether datetimes returned by fetch() are native or not
  • interactive shell now works with both IPython 0.10 and 0.11 (and later)
  • BODY/BODYSTRUCTURE parsing fixes
  • Programmer friendly version information now available (imapclient.version_info)

The NEWS file and main documentation has more details on all of the above.

As always, IMAPClient can be installed from PyPI (pip install imapclient) or downloaded from the IMAPClient site.