Subject: Re: Lisp routine for parsing email?
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 1999/02/26
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* "Frederick C. Gibson, Architect" <>
| Is anyone aware of a lisp routine that would take a standard email
| message as input, and then parse the email into its various components
| such as body, date, author, etc, etc. ?

  I wrote a general framework for this in Emacs Lisp some time ago.  if you
  have a recent Emacs, look for lisp/mail/mailheader.el.  the code is close
  to Common Lisp.  (Allegro CL and Emacs cooperate on delivering my mail,
  so this code is used a couple hundred times a day.)