I would like to createa small IMAP web interface for some special
needs at a company (semi-automatic answering of forms). Basically
we received an email generated by a web form that has been filled out
by a user. We then have basically 2 answers: yes/no (and the
occasional free-form answer for those that don’t fit in the mold).
I was wondering if anyone had come up with some kind of plugin/engine/
add-on type thing to facilitate playing with IMAP (like incorporating
it in ActiveRecord or something).
If the web visitors are filling in a form, why not handle the answers
in the application?
Another way might be to use ActiveMailer (http://api.rubyonrails.com/
classes/ActionMailer/Base.html) to send and receive emails from your
application (you can actually pipe incoming emails directly to your