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library for the creation and parsing of messages using MIME

GMime is a C/C++ library for parsing and creating messages using the Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension (MIME)


Programmer's reference manual available in HTML format from


Download version 2.6.20 (unstable)
released on 19 February 2014

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License:LGPLv2.1orlaterGenium30 October 2015

Leaders and contributors

Jeffrey Stedfast Maintainer

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Software prerequisites

Required to buildglib >= 2.18.0

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 30 October 2015.


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