[Mimedefang] Like action_replace_with_url(), but not quite

Kees Theunissen C.J.Theunissen at differ.nl
Fri Aug 31 06:35:41 EDT 2012

On Thu, 30 Aug 2012, Philip Prindeville wrote:

>An example: message M comes along with recipients r1, r2, and r3.
>It also has attachments A, B, and C.
>It will get delivered to {r1, r2} as is, but it will also be rewritten
>as: M(r3) to r3 with attachments A, B, C replaced with new entities
>A(r3), B(r3), C(r3) which r3 can then individually retrieve.
>What's the best way to do this?

Why bother with the attachments if the recipient is going to
pick up those attachments anyway?.

I think I would deliver the message unmodified to all recipients
in such a case, and send a separate message to r3 containing
a reference to the original message and instructions to install
and register the plugin.


Kees Theunissen.

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