Gary wrote:

> Hello Everyone.
>  I saw a Perl script today that the owners of the site can send an email 
> and pages would update automatically update. How are they accomplishing 
> this?
> Gary

The mail goes to an address, which is passed to procmail, which passes 
the mail info to a script.  In our case it's a PHP script.  It could 
just as easily be a perl script, or python, or whatever.

We've done pretty much the same thing at is doing something similar - processing a request by 
parsing an email, then sending results back.

If anyone gets 'redbook' magazine, you may have read about - again, a client of ours using PHP and parsing thousands 
of emails per day with procmail/PHP.

Michael Kimsal

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