sieve vacation: write to the .lda-dupes database without generating a vacation response.

Stephan Bosch stephan at
Tue Apr 19 22:18:25 UTC 2016

Op 4/19/2016 om 9:10 PM schreef Robert Schetterer:
> Am 19.04.2016 um 20:55 schrieb Tom Hendrikx:
>> On 19-04-16 20:01, Bradley M. Kuhn wrote:
>>> I'm using Dovecot's sieve extensions quite happily, they are very good!
>>> Thanks for all who worked on them.  I have a question that maybe is
>>> appropriate for a sieve-specific discussion list, so if there is one I
>>> should post to instead, please let me know:
>>> I've poked through the sieve vacation RFC and all the documentation I
>>> can find and I cannot figure out how to do this.  It's more-or-less not
>>> the intent of sieve's vacation, so perhaps it's more of a "you can't get
>>> there from here" situation, but maybe folks here have an idea:
>>> I am (ab)?using sieve vacation to send an automated response at all
>>> times to all senders who put me in the To line, every 90 days, which
>>> explains my lack of responsiveness and to explain who else might be
>>> better contact. (I have hundreds of emails sent to me to which I will
>>> never have time to respond, and probably should have been routed to
>>> someone else at my organization anyway.)
>>> However, I *don't* want my regular correspondents to receive this
>>> autoreply.  I'd thus like to seed the database with known individuals
>>> I'm corresponding with to pretend they've already received the
>>> autoresponder.
> at sometime in the future
> may solve such cases

It is an RFC already:

It's on my list for implementation. I've recently implemented something
quite similar, so it shouldn't be extremely difficult. It's just that
v2.3 development will go first.



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