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Python: Essential Reference, Third Edition by David Beazley

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Internet Data Handling

The following modules provide additional support for Internet data processing. Many of these modules are obsolete, having been replaced by more modern modules described in Chapter 23, “Internet Data Handling and Encoding.” Others provide advanced functionality beyond the scope of this book.

ModuleDescription
formatterGeneric output formatting
htmlentitydefsDefinitions of HTML general entities
htmllibHTML parsing (see HTMLParser instead)
mailboxReading various mailbox formats
mhlibAccess to MH mailboxes
mimetoolsTools for parsing MIME messages
MimeWriterGeneric MIME file writer
mimifyMIME processing of mail messages
multifileSupport for multipart mail messages
netrcNetrc file processing
sgmllibSimple SGML parsing
xml.parsers.expat

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