agorae at nm.deflexion.com
Mon Apr 25 13:38:07 EDT 2005
On 2005-04-25 in <http://mid.gmane.org/20050425122800.GD23236@conectiva.com.br>, Andreas Hasenack wrote:
> What are the issues you are having with sieve and/or your scripts?
Off the top of my head, here are some questions I have:
* I use Tuffmail.com and they support the ManageSIEVE protocol.
I'd like to be able to update my Sieve greenlist (aka
whitelist) from Pine. E.g., In Pine I pipe a message to a
script and the script extracts the From: header and uses
ManageSIEVE to update my remote Sieve script. Where can I find
a ManageSIEVE script that will give me clues about how to do
this? I run Pine on Mac OS X, FreeBSD, and Debian Linux so a
Unix-type shell script would be great. BTW, I know how to
extract the address from the From: header because I've been
doing this for years for my Procmail recipes.
* Is it possible for Sieve to use "include" files so I can
compartmentalize the various sections of my Sieve script? This
seems like it would be especially useful in ensuring that I
don't corrupt my entire Sieve script using the ManageSIEVE
script that I describe above.
* Are there Sieve syntax checking tools that will tell me if I
have specified exactly the right "require" items? If so, where
can I find them? Does it make much of difference if I specify
more than is needed. It offends my desire for minimalism.
* I've read some Sieve examples on the Web and I don't understand
why some people use 'header :contains' when 'address :all
:comparator "i;ascii-casemap" :contains' seems to be more
correct. Why would someone use 'header' when they are looking
for an 'address'? Is this an example of cluelessness on the
part of the Sieve scripter or is there something I'm not
* I've seen some recipes that have this:
Is the 'stop;' redundant here? In procmail, delivery means stop
(unless the 'c' flag is used). What's the story in Sieve?
Thanks for any info. I'm looking forward to being free of
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