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Re: [Nmh-workers] Dealing with missing From: header during send.

From: Paul Fox
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Dealing with missing From: header during send.
Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2012 12:31:52 -0500

ken wrote:
 > >allowing for very general purpose substitution lets the user use
 > >almost any tool they want to do their scripting -- if mh forgets to
 > >provide some parameter the user needs (time of day?  is it a holiday? 
 > >am i on my laptop?), then they still have access to that information
 > >via external mechanisms.  limiting me to regexps in the components
 > >file seems, well, limiting.
 > Well Paul, you know where the code is ... have at it, my friend!

of course.  i'm still in brain-storming mode.  :-)


 > In all seriousness ... yes, I'd like that as well.  But I'm limited
 > in time and energy.  If we add one function to the components that
 > makes this workable for me, then I'm happy.  This is what Lyndon &
 > I were talking about earlier in terms of an embedded scripting
 > language available for use in the components file.  Adding one
 > format function, I can do now.  Figuring out a more general solution ...
 > well, that's complicated, because that will involve some significant
 > design work to make it useful enough.  I'm not afraid of complicated,
 > but I realize that for ME, "complicated" means, "probably won't get
 > done for a year or two, if I'm lucky".  But please, if you or anyone
 > else wants to tackle this work don't let me stand in your way.
 > --Ken
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 paul fox, address@hidden (arlington, ma, where it's 34.0 degrees)

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