Changes between Version 3 and Version 4 of MailToTracPlugin


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Oct 11, 2009 6:00:00 PM (5 years ago)
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k0s
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  • MailToTracPlugin

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     22== Why not email2trac? == 
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     24EmailToTracScript is a more mature solution for converting email to Trac tickets.  When building the GeoTicketPlugin, I was originally  hoping to make use of the EmailToTracScript to allow emails to specify a location in the subject header (see: source:geoticketplugin/0.11/geoticket/mail.py).  When I realized the architecture would not easily support this, I thought of forking it, then realized that an implementation from scratch would actually better serve my needs. 
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     26MailToTracPlugin offers: 
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     28 * a real pluggable architecture that allows arbitrary email handlers to be plugged in 
     29 * POSTing to a URL to avoid complicated setuid issues with MTAs 
     30 * outside of configuring postfix and MX records (always fun!) an easy installation 
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     32While mail2trac is less mature, to the front-end user there shouldn't be considerable difference for the case of creating and responding to tickets.  From a development point of view, I would recommend mail2trac over email2trac as a point to build on since a pluggable architecture was the point since the beginning. 
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    2334== Bugs/Feature Requests ==