[kde-linux] Kmail filter "pipe through"

Werner Joss werner at hoernerfranzracing.de
Thu Jul 31 15:35:52 UTC 2008

On Thursday 31 July 2008 17:22:06 John Culleton wrote:
> On Wednesday 30 July 2008 03:46:05 pm John Culleton wrote:
> > I want to use the "pipe through" filter or something like it to
> > access a message sent to a specific address,  feed it into a
> > program, generate a response to an address extracted from the
> > message (not the sending address) and send that.  The incoming
> > message will not have an attachment: it is from a mailto in a web
> > page, but the outgoing message will indeed have an attachment
> > generated by the filter program.
> >
> > Is this possible? Any hints?
> >
> > I am also considering using fetchmail instead.
> No reply yet.
> Is this the wrong forum for Kmail questions? If so, where should I
> post?

kde-linux list is ok, but kdepim-users probably better :)
as for the question:
try to write a shell script which uses dcop to send the answer incl. 
attachment (I'm not sure if attachments can be added via dcop, sending mail 
definitely is supported - kdcop is your friend to find out more).


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