mime types
[software/python-on-guile.git] / modules / language / python / module / email / mime / base.py
1 module(email,mime,base)
2 # Copyright (C) 2001-2006 Python Software Foundation
3 # Author: Barry Warsaw
4 # Contact: email-sig@python.org
5
6 """Base class for MIME specializations."""
7
8 __all__ = ['MIMEBase']
9
10 import email.policy
11 import email.message as message
12
13
14
15 class MIMEBase(message.Message):
16 """Base class for MIME specializations."""
17
18 def __init__(self, _maintype, _subtype, *, policy=None, **_params):
19 """This constructor adds a Content-Type: and a MIME-Version: header.
20
21 The Content-Type: header is taken from the _maintype and _subtype
22 arguments. Additional parameters for this header are taken from the
23 keyword arguments.
24 """
25 if policy is None:
26 policy = email.policy.compat32
27 message.Message.__init__(self, policy=policy)
28 ctype = '%s/%s' % (_maintype, _subtype)
29 self.add_header('Content-Type', ctype, **_params)
30 self['MIME-Version'] = '1.0'