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formatflowed 2.0.0

RFC 3676 format=flowed text processing


The python library provides en- and decoding functionality for RFC 2646 and RFC 3676 text, also called format=flowed text. The development of this library was generously sponsored by Logicalware, and was written by Martijn Pieters.

The latest version can be downloaded from the pypi page; the code repository is hosted GitHub.

Requirements has been tested with python versions 2.6 - 2.7, 3.3 - 3.6 and pypy and pypy3. Installation requires setuptools.


Use the standard setuptools installation script provided:

python install

or install the package as an egg:

pip install formatflowed


Further documentation is embedded in the docstrings of the module.

Change History

2.0.0 (2016-11-29)

  • Dropped support for Python < 2.6
  • Cleaned up bytes vs. unicode handling to be consistent
  • Added official support for Python >= 3.3 and PyPy.

1.1.0 (2012-03-15)

  • Made unicode exception handling configurable. [mj]
  • Updated project URLs, and cleaned up The project is now hosted on GitHub. [mj]

1.0.0 (2005-09-17)

  • Added release metadata and a README. [mj]

0.9.0 (2005-09-11)

  • Initial release. [mj]
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