Re: Splitting digests
Gregory Marr (gregm@WPI.EDU)
Fri, 11 Nov 1994 11:27:54 -0500
> Some time ago, I found a 'perl'-script named 'digest', that is able to
> split up a digest into separate postings, with the appropriate sender
> and subject, making it much esier to respond to a message.
> I don't remember where I got it, but if you want it, just ask me.
> It works only on UNIX systems where 'perl' is installed. The standard
> version is configured to work with the 'elm' mailer, but it can easily
> be changed for most other UNIX mailers.
VM users can use *, which is split-digest...
this is another digest splitter on my (UNIX) machine...
formail - mail (re)formatter
formail is a filter that can be used to force mail into mailbox format,
perform `From ' escaping, generate auto-replying headers, do simple
header munging/extracting or split up a mailbox/digest/articles file.
The mail/mailbox/article contents will be expected on stdin.
If formail is supposed to determine the sender of the mail, but is
unable to find any, it will substitute `foo@bar'.
Calling up formail with the -h or -? options will cause it to display a
command-line help page. This program is part of the
1994/06/30) available at your nearest USENET
comp.sources.misc archive, or at ftp.informatik.rwth-aachen.de as
pub/packages/procmail/procmail.tar.gz. There exists a mailinglist for
questions relating to any program in the procmail package:
for submitting questions/answers.
for subscription requests.
Stephen R. van den Berg at RWTH-Aachen, Germany
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