Mail Client in Squeak

Eliot & Linda elcm at
Wed Jul 1 23:15:28 UTC 1998

James O'Connor wrote:
> Randy,
> >Does anyone have an idea about how hard it would be to build an email
> >client in Squeak?
>         I played with writing email clients in various dialects of Smalltalk using
> SMTP protocol for sending and POP3 for receiving.  The biggest hurdles I've
> encountered are: 1)  Attachments - properly encoding and decoding
> attachments 2) What do do with the mail (how do I store/organize) incoming
> and outgoing mail.  Other than that, it's pretty straight forward.

and grab STAMP from the parc goodies in the VisualWorks Non-Commercial
distribution.  It contains a base64 decoder and I have a uuencode
decoder for it also.  No encoders yet.  STAMP also manages multiple
folders etc.  I use it as my mail client at work.

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