[rt-devel] RT::Action::Autoreply derive from RT::Action::Notify?

Jesse Vincent jesse at bestpractical.com
Tue Feb 19 23:58:02 EST 2002

Autoreply is a one-trick pony. What do you stand to gain by adding
the layer of indirection?

On Tue, Feb 19, 2002 at 08:51:45PM -0800, Jim Meyer wrote:
> Howdy!
> The subject mostly says it all. 
> RT::Action::Autoreply derives from RT::Action::SendEmail, in which
> SetRecipients() is a mostly empty placeholder waiting to be overridden.
> As you might expect, RT:A:AR overrides it by forcing the requestors into
> the To field and moving on.
> Contrast this with RT::Action::Notify, which implements a lovely
> SetRecipients() accepting as an argument a comma-separated list any or
> all of "Owner, Requestor, AdminCc, Cc or All". This allows RT:A:N to be
> used all the different non-"AsComment" scrips just by changing the
> arguments.
> It feels like Autoreply should either derive from Notify (as
> NotifyAsComment does) or Notify::SetRecipients() should be promoted to
> SendEmail. Oddly enough, I favor the latter because an autoreply is just
> a specialized notification (with the proper queue return address set).
> Any thoughts? I'll happily submit either patch.
> Thanks!
> --j
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