[PATCH] Allow the admin to define a global sieve script that is execute before user-defined scripts

+archive.cyrus-devel at utdallas.edu +archive.cyrus-devel at utdallas.edu
Wed Dec 20 22:13:00 EST 2006

On Sun, 17 Dec 2006, Florian G. Pflug wrote:

> Because if I did that I'd have to patch any sieve webinterface I use
> to let my users edit their filtering rules to include the necessary include.
> My patch allows me to keep the spam-filtering policy seperated from any
> user-defined filtering rules. I want to give my users a single-click option
> for choosing between "File junk into the Junk folder", "Flag Junk" and
> "Don't do anything". With my patch, I just have to change the "sieve"
> annotation for the user's inbox - otherwise, I'd have to parse his sieve
> script and modify the include - with the risk of somehow messing up his 
> script.

Interesting concept. We have from time to time encountered folks that 
have blown away the filtering to JunkMail, to only later complain 
about the junk in their inbox. Sigh. Seems like this would offer some 
nice flexibility. True, technically redundant, but flexible.


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