On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 09:44:44AM +1100, John Fitzsimons wrote:
Well, there are a few "issues" here. I am totally unfamiliar with how Wordpress works, I wouldn't know how/where to map anything, I don't have root access to the hosting site that has my Mailman install.
is the handler in Wordpress; it's quite well documented, in-line, even if you don't understand PHP. If you know how/where your forum sorts stuff, that might be a starting point. It doesn't need root; although the script is typically hit by cron.
Those three items make things a bit difficult. :-(
I can't really think of a way to maintain an up-to date email thread in a forum, allowing posting to both; although, an afterthought may be
Well, it has been done a number of times. With a number of forums. The trouble is that upgrading forums generally stops things working and/or one needs root access to install. Something not everyone has.
Here is an example IF one wants to pay the huge cost of their software..
well that's another candidate for justtellmethefuckingprice.com... I really should find some time to build that.
Reading the first bit of that thread (my eyes! my eyes!), that modification appears to be something that polls a mailbox for new stuff and processes it as it arrives, and pushes stuff from the forum back to mail. The "setup a separate email address to use for each forum that you have this enabled for" line makes me think that.
to use NNTP for both... but that's quite perverse.
I would prefer to/from NNTP. Think I might start a new thread for that.
Based on the above (the plugin), IMAP(S) might also work.