Re: [Evolution] New action for messages and attachment

On Thu, 2004-02-05 at 09:46, Raul Dias wrote:
On Thu, 2004-02-05 at 12:19, Brad Warkentin wrote:
Raul Dias wrote:

I am looking for a way to add a new action for a message.
I want to feed the message to another program.

The idea is to be able to feed it to Spamassassin, SpamCop
or something else.

You can do this already via defining a filter for all incoming mail and
use the "pipe message to shell program" action. This is exactly how you
integrate Spamassassin with Evolution. The filter is


But I already use Spamassassin with procmail.

What I want is to be able to pipe a message and/or an attachement to
another app.

In the case of SA, I can use this to adjust False Positives, for


You might want to take a look at - that page shows how to do
this using Evo and bogofilter; I've modified it to use Evo with
spamprobe, and I suspect you could do the same for use with SA.  It's a
bit of a hack (you set aside two labels, one for spam, one for ham, and
filter on those), but I've found it to work reasonably well for me.

Also, I hear that there is experimental work in Evo 1.5 to incorporate
this functionality directly into the UI, although it sounds like it
might only work with SA, instead of letting the user pick the spam
filter of their choice.

  - Ian

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