Patch incorporated, so this is now purely archival material.
python poplib fix
Purpose Fix python's poplib specifically its "." unstuffing.
poplib was not stripping the leading "." from lines that
consisted of more that one ".". The specification demands
that the leading "." be stripped.
How to Apply
get python release 1.5.2
tar xvzf python-1.5.tar.gz
patch -p1 < ../file.patch (or whatever you called it)
Caolan McNamara (2000) <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Patch Against python-1.5.2