[Slightly OT] email tricks

Mark Haney mhaney at ercbroadband.org
Thu Jul 3 16:57:05 UTC 2008

Kevin Martin wrote:
> Mark Haney wrote:
>> Do you of you have any ideas/tricks for dumping an email into a text 
>> file?  I have an email I get once a day that I'd like to dmp to a text 
>> file then parse out into an html file for some customer notifications 
>> on our website.
>> The email sits on an IMAP server and I was considering using 
>> fetchmail, but then I'm kinda stuck.  So I thought I'd ask around to 
>> see if there's something out there already prebuilt so I don't have to 
>> re-invent the wheel for this.
>> Any ideas?
> Fetchmail and procmail should do the trick.  With procmail you should be 
> able to do this fairly easily.
> Kevin

Yeah that might work I hadn't thought about fetchmail in conjunction 
with procmail.  Don't ask me why.  I should have.

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Mark Haney
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ERC Broadband
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