BiffLes 0.8

BiffLes does what does the procmail MDA does, but in one run.
BiffLes does what does the "procmail" MDA does, but in one run. BiffLes project is meant to be used off-line by dial-up clients where mail is fetched via a nightly cron-job, amassed localy, and then sorted.

Goal:

received mail (in a couple of mailboxes) is tested against a set of rules;
if mail match a rule, then it's tided mailbox is added as an outbox;
if set of outboxes isn't empty, mail is copied into those mailboxes;
if none rule matches (outbox set is empty), then it's left in mailbox;

Here are some key features of "BiffLes":

rules are pairs of header name and regexp;
a number of rules tied to the particular mailbox is limited only by Perl resources;
mailbox type are mbox, maildir, mh, and any other supported by Mail::Box object class;
a number of mailboxes is limited only by Mail::Box resources;
only two mailboxes are opened concurently (it's possible to keep only one mailbox opened, but that would decrease performance unbearable (Mail::Box issue;))
it's possible to configure biffles the way when a mail can match many outboxes (that's dangerous, but gives well known in the FTN world carbon functionality.)

Requirements:

Perl
Getopt module
AppConfig object class
Mail::Box object class

What's New in This Release:

A new backend: PerlEmailProject.
Reports are wrapped in XML.
The license has been upgraded.

last updated on:
March 13th, 2008, 8:15 GMT
price:
FREE!
homepage:
biffles.sourceforge.net
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
developed by:
Eric Pozharski
category:
ROOT \ Communications \ Email
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