extracting the "from" or "reply-to" field?

extracting the "from" or "reply-to" field?

Post by Cindy Tittle Moo » Sun, 23 May 1993 15:37:16



I'm trying to define an mhl-form file that extracts the
address in the Reply-To: field or the From: field.  I've
been using formail -rx To: to do this, and I think it's
sensitive to different formats -- it seems to work fine


So, I thought I'd use mhl instead.  Trouble is, the
man file on mhl is of VERY little help -- it doesn't
at all explain all the %'s and >'s you find in form
files.  I've been able to get by with fiddling with
previously written form files, but this one has me

to be returned, and I don't know how to do this.  I thought
something like:

%(lit)%(formataddr %<{from}%|%<{reply-to}%|%{sender}%>%>)\
%<(nonnull)%(void(width))%(putaddr)\n%>\

would work, but mhl gives me the oh-so-helpful "syntax errors"
message.

Tips?  Ideas?  I'd really like a reliable mechanism for
retrieving the from address out of a mail message...I

half the time...

Or maybe I should just use perl...

---Cindy
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_________________________Cindy Tittle Moore___________________________________


 
 
 

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:) Pine used to supply the correct From field, but i've been struggling
:) with the last year or two's versions of pine, because they don't
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:) Why is this?

Edit your pinerc file, add "allow-changing-from" under feature-list=, and
make sure you add "From:" to your list of default-composer-hdrs. You can
also add "Reply-To:" to this list.

--
Eduardo
http://www.math.washington.edu/~chappa/pine/

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