This was written back in 2005, the day the Akismet API docs were released. So it has the distinction of being the first third-party library for Akismet... which counts for little.
I wrote it more or less because I was learning Python at the time, and it was a project that caught my interest.
It's a really simple wrapper around the API.
>>> import akismet >>> akismet.USERAGENT = "MyApplication/MyVersion" >>> ak = akismet.Akismet(my_api_key, "http://www.example.com") >>> ak.comment_check("127.0.0.1", "Mozilla/5.0 (...) Gecko/20051111 Firefox/1.5", comment_content="VIAGRA! LOTS OF VIAGRA!") True