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Re: [vox] Sieve



Wes Hardaker wrote:
>>>>>> On Tue, 06 Oct 2009 19:19:49 -0700, Bill Broadley <bill@broadley.org> said:
> 
> BB> Some examples:
> 
> Thanks for the examples.  I've actually been wanting to switch to sieve
> for quite some time, but haven't looked into setup, etc.  Your examples
> were useful if for nothing else in poking me further in that direction.

Great.

> Is it powerful enough to do commands like this procmail rule, which
> splits mailing lists into common folder names:

No.  Specifically you can't call command line anything, in many cases that
would be a security issue.  Last thing I want is users with email addresses
being able to run random commands on my mail server.

However, writing sieve config files is rather easy, so a small
perl/python/shell script could easy take a list of strings and generate a rule
for each.

There's a table at:
http://wiki.dovecot.org/LDA/Sieve

That gives what commands are implemented by dovecot's implementation and CMUs
implementation.    Of course just because the SIEVE server supports a given
feature that doesn't mean your favorite client for it does.  I edit mine
directly but there are various tools to help you edit them.

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