On Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 11:35:15PM +0000, Eric Wong wrote:
> Chad Perrin <code / apotheon.net> wrote:
> > On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 09:33:03PM +0000, Eric Wong wrote:
> > > Chad Perrin <code / apotheon.net> wrote:
> > > 
> > > You could probably have most of your logic in the Sinatra app, and have
> > > whatever MDA you use call "curl -T" to have your Sinatra webserver
> > > process the PUT request.
> > 
> > I guess I'll have to look into how specifically I would do that.
> 
> For postfix, whatever script as mailbox_command will do in main.cf
> 	mailbox_command = /path/to/script
> 	(this is where procmail traditionally hangs)
> ----------------------------------------
> #!/bin/sh
> set -e
> query=... # take relevant values from env
> TMPMSG="$(mktemp -t msg.$USER.XXXXXX)"
> cat > "$TMPMSG" # read stdin from postfix
> curl -T "$TMPMSG" http://...$query
> rm -f "$TMPMSG"
> ----------------------------------------
> You could avoid the temporary file with "curl -T-" if your HTTP server
> handles "Transfer-Encoding:chunked", even.  You could also do the
> above in Ruby, of course.
> 
> Several years ago, I replaced procmail on my system with a small
> shell script which might be useful as a reference:
>   http://bogomips.org/public-inbox.git/plain/scripts/dc-dlvr
> (I don't use curl in there, but the curl use above is analogous
>  to spamc+spamd)

I'll have to talk to the guy doing the sysadminning about some of the
details of how to adapt that approach to what we're doing.


> > >
> > > Wow, I didn't see Lamson's license changes until now.  Eeep!
> > > (Disclaimer: I love copyleft, though).
> > 
> > It shouldn't matter whether you "love copyleft" -- the Lamson license is
> > about nine kinds of awful.  It makes the WotC migration from Open Game
> > License to Game System License look almost benign by comparison.
> 
> Yeah, I was under the impression it was (still) GPLv3, but it changed to
> BSD and then BSD+OMFG-this-is-terrible-clause :(
> 
> I hadn't paid attention to Lamson in ages and librelist service is
> spotty enough that I'll probably move all the ones I maintain to
> public-inbox instances.

I guess the correct way to use Lamson is "Find a copy from the BSD
license days, and fork."

-- 
Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]