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Inability to filter messages,via commands #1

skx opened this issue Mar 6, 2014 · 1 comment

Inability to filter messages,via commands #1

skx opened this issue Mar 6, 2014 · 1 comment


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skx commented Mar 6, 2014

Although your Email::Filter library has all the obvious primitives I'm thinking there is an omission - which is the ability to filter a mail via an external binary.

For example the CRM114 mail filter will run against a mail and output an updated message. Something like this:

    steve@ssh ~ $ /usr/bin/crm -u /home/steve/.crm /usr/share/crm114/mailreaver.crm < Test.mail 
    Subject: UNS: Hello
    X-CRM114-Version: 20100106-BlameMichelson ( TRE 0.8.0 (BSD) ) MR-27CA1CFB 
    X-CRM114-CacheID: sfid-20140306_154124_764652_540A67EC 
    X-CRM114-Status: UNSURE (   0.02  )

As you can see the output is an updated message.

Now I see I can access the input message via $obj->simple()->as_string(), and then construct a new Email::Simple object which I pass back to $obj->simple(), but it seems like it would be more natural to have a sub filter( cmd ) method.

Does that seem like a reasonable suggestion?

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rjbs commented Jul 2, 2014

This seems reasonable, and would not disrupt the library's precious purity of essence.

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