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Re: [vox-tech] procmail question



On Thu, 2010-10-21 at 10:27 -0700, Tony Cratz wrote:
> On 10/21/2010 09:59 AM, Brian Lavender wrote:
> > Does this move the email to my mailbox IN.olpc-social if it is To: olpc-social@googlegroups.com?
> > 
> > :0
> > * ^To:.*olpc-social@googlegroups.com
> > IN.olpc-social
> > 
> > I see some recipes that have the following on the first line.
> > 
> > :0:
> 
> 
> 	It should.
> 
> 	The rule ':0:' is used to not to continue on to the next rule
> 	if there is a match on the test. So think of it as.
> 
> 	if {$TO_ADDRESS == "*olpc-social@googlegroup.com") {
> 		save_to(olpc_social);
> 		exit;
> 	}
> 
> 	if you use ":0" then it is test the next rule in your
> 	.procmailrc file. Typical if you use a number of rules with
> 	the ":0" format then the very last rule in your file would
> 	be ":0:". Thank of it as the end of a large cast statement.
> 
> 
> 	Speaking of procmail. From my understanding this project is
> 	really no longer being maintained. But if you ask around it
> 	is still being used. If someone is looking for a project for
> 	school, Procmail could really use a rewrite.
> 

Yes, but people should be encouraged to use something with more sane
syntax if possible. For example, sieve (from GNU mailutils) uses a
standard syntax that is understood by many IMAP servers.

--Ken
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