[drupal-devel] CivicGroups preview

Moshe Weitzman weitzman at tejasa.com
Mon Mar 7 12:34:29 UTC 2005

>> I agree with the intent behind the approach.  One drawback I see now 
>> is
>> that you have to have mailhandler, listhandler and forummail all
>> configured (not to mention ezmlm).  To make this easy for the site 
>> admin
>> it would be great to have a one-stop shop.  It almost seems like it
>> would be nice to have a wrapper around these modules.  I'll be working
>> on rev 2 later this week - so hopefully some of this will start to 
>> seep in.
> Well, this is exactly why I suggested that mailhandler is too complex 
> for
> this. Yes, it does its job, very well in fact. But IMO mail2node could 
> be
> much simpler.
> A few settings to give your imap/pop details, and a checkbox to tell 
> where the
> mails should go: into forums or stories or whatever pre-defined default
> settings.
> Now we need two very complex (in both code and UI) modules to do this.

it seems you haven't looked at mailhandler much. this is exactly what 
it offers. you don't need listhandler for this. very little extraneous 
is in mailhandler beside code to do exactly this.

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