[rt-users] Autoresponder control

Jesse jesse at fsck.com
Fri Jul 14 10:51:52 EDT 2000

If a regular user submits two, ten or five hundred tickets in a week,
they should get two, ten or five hundred receipts.  I agree that we 
need better bounce control, but vacation-style squelching wouldn't work.

On Fri, Jul 14, 2000 at 12:39:46PM +0200, Tobias Brox wrote:
> > 	I could easily write up some safety stuff in procmail (which is
> > 	called before stripmime and rt anyway, in our configuration),
> > 	but there doesn't seem to be a way to have RT spit the ticket
> > 	number back out to procmail.  Is it possible to create a ticket
> > 	submission address that doesn't respond, and still have one
> > 	that does, in case of suspected loops?
> > 
> > 	Also -- Jesse, Tobias, you guys need some good logic for the
> > 	RT2 autoresponder code?
> IMO best idea is to do like vacation is doing - limit the system so it
> only sends one autorespond of a given template to a given email at a given
> week.  This would both stop loops and stop annoying the people who
> frequently submit tickets.  I've made #TODO-hooks in the code for
> this.  Jesse thinks this should wait until post-2.0, but I don't think it
> is a much complicated thing to do.
> The traditional idea is to prevent autoreply at mails with a header line
> matching /^Precedence: (junk|bulk)$/i - that's already implemented both in
> RT1 and RT2, but the implementation is a bit better in RT2.
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