[Dovecot] Allowing clients to test their Sieve scripts
skdovecot at smail.inf.fh-brs.de
Wed Jun 19 11:00:04 EEST 2013
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On Fri, 14 Jun 2013, Frerich Raabe wrote:
> One thing which came up repeatedly is that clients using the IMAP server
> I run (using Dovecot 2.1) wonder whether they broke their Sieve scripts,
> i.e. it often goes like "I don't know whether I just didn't receive any
> mail, or whether my filters broke. Can you check the logs?".
> I then usually just run the sieve-test binary (part of the Pigeonhole
> distribution) and send them the output. However, I was wondering - is
> there maybe a way for them to try it themselves? Like, maybe a tiny web
> server which just prints a form asking for a mail file and a sieve
> script, and then it runs sieve-script and prints the output of that? I
> wonder how other people do that.
you are not referring to syntax errors, do you?
Otherwise, this seems to be a nice idea to let users actually _test_ their
scripts. However, I wonder how educated they are, in order to paste in a
correct "mail file" incl. header and the like.
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