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Re: [vox-tech] Help with regular expressions needed.
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Re: [vox-tech] Help with regular expressions needed.



On Wednesday 19 September 2001 11:07 am, you wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 18, 2001 at 06:16:09PM -0700, Ryan wrote:
> > On Tuesday 18 September 2001 05:55 pm, you wrote:
> > > On Tue, Sep 18, 2001 at 04:26:33PM -0700, Ryan wrote:
> > > > I'm trying to setup a mail filter in kmail to deal with an annoying
> > > > spammer who's isp won't kick him off. His subjects are allways devoid
> > > > of lowercase letters.  Kmail allows sorting by whether or not a
> > > > header matches a regular expression.  So I told it to kill anything
> > > > not matching the regexpr
> > > >
> > > > [^a-z]*[a-z]+.*
> > > >
> > > > but this doesn't work. A little help?
> > >
> > > [a-z]
> > >
> > > However, this may not necessarily be the best course.  In practice,
> > > some have found that they do indeed get valid emails with *short*
> > > all-caps messages.  Subjects like: HELP or CGI or YOU GO, RYAN!!! are
> > > plausable.  So another idea might be to kill messages whose subjects
> > > have no lowercase and are at least n characters long.
> > >
> > > Micah
> >
> > Yea, that sounds like a good idea, but can you tell me how to do it (I
> > know it can be done, I even read a howto on regexprs, but I'm thinking
> > kmail has poor regexpr support.)?
> >
> > Tring the other options that were posted resulted in somewhat
> > unpridictable flagging.
>
> Something like:  /([a-z]|.{1,10})/ may work (for keepers).
>
> Micah

Ok, I give up, The reg expr code in kmail seems to be broken.


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