Structured feeds

Stephen Finucane stephen at
Sun Dec 1 05:36:36 AEDT 2019

On Sat, 2019-11-30 at 19:16 +0100, Johannes Berg wrote:
> On Sat, 2019-11-30 at 18:04 +0000, Stephen Finucane wrote:
> > > Somebody (Daniel Borkmann?) posted a (very fast) public-inbox git to
> > > maildir converter, with procmail support. I assume that would actually
> > > satisfy this step already, since you can just substitute the patchwork
> > > parser for procmail.
> > 
> > What do you mean "substitute the patchwork parser for procmail"? From
> > reading this thread, I got the impression that we'd be changing what
> > feeds things into the 'parsemail' management command, right?
> Yes, that's exactly what I meant. I was looking at it from Daniel's
> tool's POV, so instead of calling procmail it can call patchwork.
> johannes

Ah, then that I have no issues with :) I've managed to configure
getmail to feed into a patchwork instance exactly once, and found
configuring postfix so daunting that I actually suggested just using an
email-as-a-service provider to take the hassle out of things [1].
Anything that lets one avoid working with those tools is a good thing
in my mind.



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