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# # pyTinyLetter2Kindle.py # A simple python script that checks a gmail account for a new tinyletter.com newsletter and sends to a Kindle device. # # Checks a gmail account for the latest unseen email message on the approved senders list. # Grabs the body of the newsletter, adds a few html tags. # Creates a file and delivers as an email attachment to the Kindle email address. # Note that the file is not deleted. # # This was a coffee break script to push my tiny newsletter subscriptions to Kindle. # There is no error checking. # Run the script via crontab as often as you require. # It should just work if you change a few personal settings for your gmail account. # I have absolutely no idea if this will work on a different email provider. # This script is supplied without any warranty whatsoever, in the hope that it will be useful. # # By @yellowpark. # To use the script: 1. Change your sending gmail settings in the sendEmail function on lines 22 - 31. 2. Change your receiving gmail settings in the checkEmail function on lines 74 - 76. 3. Change your approved senders in the approvedSenders function on line 145. 4. Log in to Amazon. 5. Click "Your Account". 6. Click "Manage Your Kindle". 7. Enter your Amazon username and password and log in to Amazon. 8. Click "Personal Document Settings". 9. In the "Approved Personal Document E-mail List" section, click "Add a new approved e-mail address". 10. Add the sending email address. 11. Run the script. 12. You could setup a crontab to check every hour for a newsletter, depending how many newsletters you subscribe to. N.B. - Amazon charges for Personal Document Delivery via 3G. Although WiFi delivery is normally free. Further details from Amazon. Here is the UK documentation: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=200493090 Copyright 2012 Chris Dalby Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0 Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License.