What's wrong with doing a a little post processing of the archive?
E.g., put a comment like:
<!-- MY-POST-PROCESS-INCLUDE-FILE <path/filename> -->
in the resource section you want it to be. Then do a scan and replace
script to insert the file. Probably about 20-50 line of perl (with
comments). You might want to think about adding identifying comments
around the included file, so the archive could be reprocessed without
having the source files, if you need a new header...
On Wed, 4 Nov 1998 12:24:39 -0800 (PST) Peter Losher
Now that it's been running for awhile, some problems have cropped
up that I didn't think about when I made that analogy. Primarily since
Apache requires that the SSI and the inserted documents be executable, I
would have to make sure all of my archive files are to be executable for
this to work (which makes our security guru here rather nervous, to say
What I am mainly looking for is for MHonArc to include this file
in the message processing stage, so that when MHonArc is finished with it,
it will already have the HTML code for the nav bar inserted. (thus no need
for an SSI)
At the bottom of every message, there is a <HR> then the $PROG$ and
$VERSION$ resource variables ("Mail converted by MHonArc 2.3.2"). Now I
don't want to remove it, but I do want to append a our organization's name
and a "Comments" mailto: link etc. at the absolute bottom of the message
(as per our organization's web guidelines). I have tinkered with the
<TFOOT> & <MSGFOOT>, etc, but its inserted right before that "Mail..."
BTW, I did use the <IdxPgEnd> variable, but there seems to be no
similar "<ThrPgEnd>" for threads or "<MsgPgEnd>" for messages.
Once again, thanks in advance...
Peter Losher The GLOBE Program \ Raytheon ITSS
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