Messages sent to alias+detail end up in INBOX

ml at ml at
Thu Feb 18 16:51:48 EET 2021

On Thu, 18 Feb 2021 13:08:28 +0000
Darac Marjal <mailinglist at> wrote:

> What I use is:
> if envelope :detail :regex "to" "(.+)" {
>     set :upperfirst :lower "detail" "${1}";
>     fileinto :create "Tagged/${detail}";
>     stop;
> }
> Which says "if the envelope detail is not empty, copy it to a variable
> called 'detail' and titlecase it, then file the message into
> Tagged/$detail, creating that if necessary". I think the most relevant
> part here is using a regex to match on the detail - that copies the
> value of the detail into $1, which you can then use as you see fit.


Are you sure it works with aliases? I have tried putting it in my sieve, but for me it works only for "user+detail", i.e. when I use an actually existing user name + detail. If I use an "alias+detail", the message is still dropped into INBOX.

Denis Shadrin

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