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Bug 200147 - templates / canned replies
templates / canned replies
Product: evolution
Classification: Applications
Component: Mailer
Other All
: Normal enhancement
: Future
Assigned To: Bharath Acharya
Evolution QA team
: 203598 218110 264662 338769 440597 460453 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Reported: 2000-05-23 16:29 UTC by Dan Winship
Modified: 2009-04-28 04:52 UTC
See Also:
GNOME target: ---
GNOME version: Unversioned Enhancement

Eds patch (429 bytes, patch)
2008-07-18 10:49 UTC, Bharath Acharya
committed Details | Review
Evo patch (44.48 KB, patch)
2008-07-18 10:51 UTC, Bharath Acharya
committed Details | Review

Description Dan Winship 2000-05-23 16:29:47 UTC

Comment 1 Heath Harrelson 2002-07-25 17:51:08 UTC
*** bug 218110 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Gerardo Marin 2004-08-31 18:45:19 UTC
*** bug 264662 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 3 Sergej Kotliar 2006-04-17 15:17:44 UTC
*** Bug 338769 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 4 André Klapper 2007-05-23 12:01:58 UTC
*** Bug 440597 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 5 André Klapper 2007-07-26 10:22:15 UTC
*** Bug 460453 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 6 Daniel Kasak 2007-07-26 23:44:01 UTC
Wow! A 7-year-old bug. It didn't appear when I searched for 'template' in bugzilla, but to be honest, even if it did appear, I would have considered it somehow defunct, perhaps even cursed, and entered a nice fresh bug ...
Comment 7 Yannick Warnier 2008-04-06 03:30:35 UTC
Hello, I would like to add a vote for this feature. The way I see it, a template-reply feature could work just like the Signature feature. When "replying" to an e-mail, you would be able to pick the template in a drop-down list. 

This would use the default-reply mode (whether the initial message is quoted or attached or whatever) and simply paste the template message (maybe filling a special code with the name of the initial mail's sender).

On the management side, it would be just like signatures.

I'm considering the time this could save me and I think it could save around 4 hours per week (I'm a lead developer and I reply to all the users simple enquiries with around 10 different but repetitive answers all the time). I wouldn't mind chipping some money as a bounty for that.
Comment 8 Bharath Acharya 2008-07-18 10:49:48 UTC
Created attachment 114761 [details] [review]
Eds patch

Store the templates_folder_uri
Comment 9 Bharath Acharya 2008-07-18 10:51:01 UTC
Created attachment 114762 [details] [review]
Evo patch

Template plugin support added
Comment 10 Bharath Acharya 2008-07-18 10:51:30 UTC
Screenshots and doc updates to follow soon.
Comment 11 Diego Escalante Urrelo (not reading bugmail) 2008-07-18 13:28:03 UTC
Woo, awesome :).
Comment 12 Yannick Warnier 2008-07-18 15:24:10 UTC
Yes, great to see your work gets picked up ;-)
Comment 13 Bharath Acharya 2008-07-18 15:55:36 UTC
Diego, Thanks to you for taking the initiative to put the bricks in place for this plugin. Do try it out and lets fix all issues. Please do provide your comments in here.
Comment 14 Yannick Warnier 2008-07-18 16:12:55 UTC
Could someone package it for me as a .deb so I can try it out please? I was the first user of Diego's initial development, so I'm also a good guinea-pig, but I'm not a patcher-kind-of-guy.
Comment 15 Srinivasa Ragavan 2008-07-20 17:06:14 UTC
The patch is tested and ready for commit. 

Evolution is moving to LGPL V2 & LGPL v3 license. 

Diego, if you are OK for this change, which we do it after our internal audits, Im gonna commit it for 2.23.5. 
Comment 16 Diego Escalante Urrelo (not reading bugmail) 2008-07-20 17:20:52 UTC
Yeah, go ahead :). I'm happy as long as my name is somewhere on it so people can worship me.

Btw, kudos to Yannick for funding my original work.
Comment 17 Srinivasa Ragavan 2008-07-20 17:28:12 UTC
Approved for 2.23.5
Comment 18 Bharath Acharya 2008-07-20 18:32:45 UTC
Committed to EDS Trunk as r9146

Committed to Evo Trunk as r35780
Comment 19 Bharath Acharya 2008-10-01 10:34:06 UTC
Comment 20 Akhil Laddha 2009-04-28 04:52:39 UTC
*** Bug 203598 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***