Sieve and Cyrus Docs
Derrick J Brashear
shadow at dementia.org
Thu Mar 3 10:05:02 EST 2005
On Thu, 3 Mar 2005, Craig White wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-03-03 at 00:04 -0500, Forrest Aldrich wrote:
>> Nothing like following-up to your own posts.
>> The consensus of the private emails I've received is that some people
>> opt not to utilize Sieve, based upon the lack of documentation.
>> I find that surprising, but I've not found much to speak of yet -
>> anyone? Or do we just use procmail as the mailer ;-)
> your sarcasm notwithstanding - if I recall correctly, you asked about
> conversion of procmail to sieve and the only thing I saw was some
> scripts included with the distribution which appeared to be from Andrew
> Morgan - I have seen it referenced on the cmu.edu site for cyrus-imapd
> as well.
Something I will point out, procmail is more fully-featured than sieve,
mostly by design. procmail can do anything you could do if you were logged
into the machine and had a shell. sieve has limited powers.
So, it may not be possible to convert every procmail script to sieve.
> I am by no means expert and it seems that your attitude might not
> engender many others to volunteer their time to help you understand this
Actually, he was attributing the attitude to others, right? ;-)
We have had some internal discussions about finding a tech writer. We seem
to go through tech writers quickly, perhaps unlike developers they are
less likely to tolerate subscale wages for a more relaxed environment, or
perhaps as a tech writer their environment is not in fact more relaxed. I
don't know, I haven't been involved in exit interviews for any of those we
We're looking again, though I don't know that we've advertised a position.
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