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Subject: Re: How to handle reply-quoted commands?
From: Scott Hawley <spam4scott @ yahoo . com>
Date: Sun, 13 Jul 2003 11:00:27 -0700 (PDT)
To: "Joe R. Jah" <jjah @ cloud . ccsf . cc . ca . us>
Cc: majordomo-users @ greatcircle . com,Daniel Liston <dliston @ sonny . org>
In-reply-to: <Pine.BSI.4.05L.10307130956570.22560-100000@cloud.ccsf.cc.ca.us>

Joe and Dan,
   Thanks for your responses.   The patch Joe
recommended meets my needs/wants exactly!
Best wishes,
Scott

> > Yes, one character can and does render majordomo
> > impotent in this case.  The instructions state
> > "exactly" as shown.  Exactly does not include a >
> > at the beginning of the line.
> > 
> > There is a patch that allows majordomo to be a bit
> > more newbie friendly in this regard.
> > 
> >
>
ftp://ftp.ccsf.org/majordomo-patches/1.94.5/majordomo.6
> > 
> > Dan Liston
> 
> The real solution in:
> 
>  
>
ftp://ftp.ccsf.org/majordomo-patches/1.94.5/majordomo.5
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Joe
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> jjah@cloud.ccsf.cc.ca.us
> 
> > Scott Hawley wrote:
> > 
> > > Hi,
> > >   Not to get myself flamed out of existence,
> but...I
> > > couldn't find this anywhere in the FAQ and the
> > > majordomo-users archive doesn't seem to be
> searchable.
> > >   I would have thought that this would be a
> common
> > > question:
> > > 
> > > How do I get majordomo to handle (i.e. not
> ignore)
> > > lines that begin with ">"?
> > > 
> > > I want (my users) to be able to just reply to
> the
> > > confirmation e-mail.  Majordomo seems to get
> confused
> > > by the (now-standard) ">" quote marks in an
> e-mail,
> > > so, e.g.,  a line with an "auth" command in it
> isn't
> > > processed if it begins with a ">".   This is
> really
> > > inconvenient...I know that imailsrv has a
> statement
> > > like "If you have a normal mail program, you can
> > > probably just reply to this e-mail"...
> Presumably
> > > majordomo is not rendered impotent by the
> appearance
> > > of one character? 
> > > 
> > > I'm using OS X Mail.app and even if I copy &
> paste the
> > > "auth" command, it somehow magically carries
> along
> > > that fact that it's quoted text (even if I copy
> only a
> > > subset of the string!), so I can't seem to get
> rid of
> > > the ">"...well not with copying to a text
> editor,
> > > removing the ">", and recopying back into the
> > > message...and that should not be necessary.
> > > 
> > > Thanks.
> > > Scott
> 

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