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Re: [vox-tech] procmail question
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Re: [vox-tech] procmail question



On Thu, 2010-10-21 at 11:13 -0700, Tony Cratz wrote:
> On 10/21/2010 10:54 AM, Ken Bloom wrote:
> > 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.
> 
> 
> 	My question is, is there a stand alone package for Sieve? On
> 	to replace Procmail so mail can be processed outside of a
> 	mail client.

That's why I suggested GNU mailutils. It has a "sieve" command that
looks like it's a standalone filter (procmail replacement).

> 	With Procmail you can take your mail box and run it through
> 	Procmail to filter the messages into new MBOX files. This is
> 	a very strong feature of Procmail which I have used a number of
> 	times.
> 
> 	I agree with you the Procmail rules syntax is the pits. Every
> 	so often I look for a replacement and not found a stand-alone
> 	program to replace it. I'm always open for suggestions. And if
> 	you can point me to such a program which uses Sieve I would
> 	really be happy as I want to replace Procmail.

--Ken

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