[rescue] OT: Maintaining list threading

Michael Parson mparson at bl.org
Mon Jun 5 14:30:02 CDT 2006

On Mon, Jun 05, 2006 at 02:12:22PM -0500, Michael Parson wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 05, 2006 at 01:18:04PM -0400, Sandwich Maker wrote:
>> " From: Michael Parson <mparson at bl.org>
>> "
>> "
>> " []
>> "
>> " Secondly, I know that the mh mailer has a 'burst' function for
>> " dealing with digested lists.  It basically 'bursts' the digest
>> " into the individual messages so they can more easily be dealt with
>> " inside the mailer.  The only similar tool I've found for the Mac is
>> " "Digest Viewer" and it seems to not only not be available any more,
>> " but for "Classic" (pre OS-X) only.
>> procmail can do it too, but i can't imagine a clever way to run it in
>> this situation.
> Could always set up fetchmail and have it do the mail fetching, using
> a local LDA (procmail) to put it in the appropriate mailboxes that
> Mail.app reads.  It is mostly UNIX under the hood.

Even better, just looked, you can have Mail.app run an Applescript
when a message matches a pattern, shouldn't be too difficult to put
together something that ran it through procmail/formail to bust them
into individual messages.

Michael Parson
mparson at bl.org

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