you might want to look at the email2trac plugin for the Trac product. It parses emails into a database. I suspect it is written in python so you might be able to form your own python script based on that script.
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On Oct 17, 2012, at 3:58 PM, Nate Hill wrote:
> thank you all for this information. was away from email for the day and
> came back to find all the help! yes!
> On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 1:30 PM, Eric Lease Morgan <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> The traditional Unix tool for this job is procmail.
>> procmail++ That cool little email filter thing was the core of my Mr.
>> Serials Process "way back" in 1994 or so. And it still works great! The
>> syntax of its recipes is a bit obtuse, but still… --ELM
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