LC, Mac Mail & Rules

matthias_livecode_150811 at matthias_livecode_150811 at
Wed Feb 24 07:21:34 EST 2021

How do you compose the email?
Are you using the Mime library for it?
Are you using shell() function to send the email after composing or the tsNET external?

Matthias Rebbe
Life Is Too Short For Boring Code

> Am 24.02.2021 um 04:19 schrieb Rick Harrison via use-livecode <use-livecode at>:
> I have a script in my LC server that composes an email
> and sends it to my Mac Mail Inbox.
> I have set up a rule that says if the subject is “Something Cool”
> and it was sent to my email at CoolPlace then it replies to
> a different email address with another message.
> It works in Mac OS Catalina, except - the subject line
> ends up being a Hexadecimal code like 3b00 or dd71,
> instead of being “RE: Something Cool”.
> I find I can reproduce the problem if I just send an
> email to my CoolPlace address with the triggering
> subject line.
> I’m thinking this is a bug in Catalina, but I need someone
> to try out the problem for confirmation.  If RULES work
> well for everyone else then I know it’s something
> wrong with my computer.
> Please let me know your results.
> Thanks,
> Rick
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