Forum OpenACS Q&A: Re: E-mail responses to forum/bboard postings?

Posted by Gustaf Neumann on
Up to my knowledge, There is nothing ready to use for forums, but it is not unlikely, that several have implemented this based on the available infrastructure. The acs-mail-lite (part of acs-core) has some functionality to process incoming mails (e.g. mail bounces) and provides means to extend mail processing via callbacks and a ReplyPrefix. Arbitrary application packages can provide callback to handle the parsed mails. If you are interested, you can check in the notification package or in the bug-tracker for examples of such callbacks

A short online description is here: