I do not see the Regular Expression in the future of PopTray

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Post by Renier » Fri Mar 19, 2004 11:06 am

I first download the body, then run all the rules.

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Post by NO CARRIER » Fri Mar 19, 2004 11:11 am

Renier wrote:I first download the body, then run all the rules.
I think, it will be a good idea to check immediately the body, but I don't know whether INDY allows this... :?


Post by Guest » Sat May 01, 2004 10:04 am

Hi, first post here. Renier, thank you for such a fine piece of software!

Renier said:
> "Comments from other users?"

I would disagree w/ homaquebec here. I don't see this as an either / or choice. Users who don't want / need / can't grok reg exp can use PopTray w/o using them. Adding the *ability* to filter doesn't make PT any slower or less useful to people who aren't going to use reg exps. IE: they haven't lost anything at all that I can see.

Meanwhile those of us that *do* value the ability to more effectively filter our mail get to struggle w/ the Wonderful World of Regular Expressions.

It may not be win/win but it seems to be a least a win/neutral situation.

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Post by antoine » Wed May 05, 2004 3:13 pm

As some other forum members already wrote, I think that the regex feature is an extra feature of PopTray : those who don't know how to use this feature may still go on using PopTray with much benefit, for those who know a little bit or more about regex, it definitely enables to tune ones filtering conditions very accurately. Thanks Renier for having decided to implement that, and thanks to Vitoco for the regex guide.

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