[rt-devel] I'm a slacker (Announcing enhanced-mailgate)

Alex Pilosov alex at pilosoft.com
Tue Jun 12 01:27:36 EDT 2001

On Tue, 12 Jun 2001, Jesse wrote:

> What, might you ask, is 'enhanced' in this context? Well, the new mail 
> gateway sports the ability to define attributes of tickets on create
> with RT-<foo>:  pseudo headers.  But that's not all, you can use the same
> headers to update existing tickets by email.  Now, I can hear some of you 
> thinking "But, email's so insecure"...which is why the enhanced mail gateway
> will only perform these actions on tickets if the actor sends their command
> messages with an openpgp-compatible signature that's trusted by the RT 
> mailgate's local Gnu Privacy Guard install. 
Woah. Rockin'. Just the last piece I really need to move forward with RT
implementation at my place!
> You should keep in mind that this tool was written for a client and _is not_
> currently part of RT proper.  It is likely that it will be rolled into a 
> future release of RT...but for now, this is NOT freely supported software.
> I'm really just not up to dealing with helping folks make this run in their 
> environments. I've really just got to concentrate on paying contracts and 
> getting 2.0.0 out there. 
Aww. I perfectly understand your situation, though. I hope to see you make
enough money and release mailgate soon enough (tm)


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