Hi!

Thanks for the tip. As stated, I'm a beginner both in coding and plugin
development. However, I will give it a shot after my exams.

I'll get back to this thread once and if I make any progress.

(No need to reply to me directly - I'm following the list)

Mats Taraldsvik


On Fri, 2008-05-16 at 16:43 +1000, Shane McEwan wrote:
> G'day!
> 
> I have been wanting a plugin that would add a pre-defined string to the
> subject line. Unfortunately I'm not a good enough coder to write the
> plugin. If I can't do it in Perl I can't do it. :-(
> 
> Your suggested plugin sounds very close to what I want so I'll be
> interested to give it a try if you manage to get it working.
> 
> The closest I got was looking at the Attachment Reminder plugin which
> does almost everything you want except modify the subject. You could
> probably modify Attachment Reminder to do what you want if your coding
> skills are better than mine! :-)
> 
> I look forward to hearing about your progress and am willing to test
> things if you need it.
> 
> Good luck!
> 
> On Thu, 2008-05-15 at 18:08 +0200, Mats Taraldsvik wrote:
> > ´╗┐Hi!
> > 
> > I'd like to make a plugin which replaces the subject (or parts of it)
> > with text from the mail contents by regular expressions. 
> > 
> > Rationale: Forums and others send you messages with subject like "new
> > reply in forum", but the topic is not specified. This is annoying if you
> > have one email per response, since you have to look through all this
> > mail to see if other topics you are subscribed to has unread responses.
> > 
> > As I have no earlier experience in contributing, I'd like some help on
> > where to start, please. I have looked in the Eplugins doc, but couldn't
> > figure out filter actions.
> > 
> > cheers,
> > Mats Taraldsvik
> > 
> > (this was also posted on evolution-list, but I was advised to post here)
> > 
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