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The mbox library contains procedures for parsing of mbox database files, RFC 4155. It is intended to conform closely to the ABNF grammar in the RFC.
Message Predicates and Accessors
The parsing procedures in this library return a list of message objects. The following procedures are available for manipulating the message objects:[procedure] (message? X) => BOOL
Returns #t if the given argument is a message object, #f otherwise.[procedure] (message-envelope X) => ENVELOPE
Returns the envelope part of a message. The envelope is an s-expression of the following form:
((time-seconds R) [(ctime ...) | (abbrtime ...)] (address ADDRESS))
The time-seconds field contains the time when the message was received, in seconds since 1900. The ctime or abbrtime fields contain the components of the date/time string. The address fields is an s-expression of the form:
((local-part STRING) (domain STRING))[procedure] (message-headers X) => (LAMBDA () => HEADERS)
Returns the headers part of a message. This is a procedure of no arguments that when invoked, returns the parsed list of headers in an alist where the key is the header name (as a symbol), and the value is the parsed header contents.[procedure] (message-body X) => (LAMBDA ([P]) => BODY)
Returns the body part of a message. This is a procedure of a single argument, that when invoked, uses the given argument procedure to parse the message body, and returns the result.
Parsing Procedures[procedure] (mbox-file->messages FILENAME) => MESSAGE LIST
Given a filename, parses the given files as an mbox database, and returns a list of message objects. The contents of the message are represented as a list of characters.[procedure] (mbox-file->messages/byte-blob-stream FILENAME) => MESSAGE LIST
Given a filename, parses the given files as an mbox database, and returns a list of message objects. The contents of the message are represented as a byte-blob-stream object.
- 3.0 Compatibility with abnf 5
- 1.2 Improved handling of address without domain part
- 1.1 Initial Release
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