Re: [experimental] server-side archival of NM conversations
On Wed, July 18, 2012 13:51, Enrico Zini wrote:
> I've implemented an experimental mail bot to archive NM conversations.
This definately sounds useful, thanks!
> Questions that may be Frequently Asked in the future:
> Q: can I add information after a process is finished?
> A: mail is only archived for "active" processes.
> A process starts as active, and is marked inactive during the
> nightly maintenance, when its state is DONE or CANCELED. An
> application gets state DONE once the LDAP account is created, so
> mail can still be archived until the process is really done.
> I plan to let archival happen until after a month since the last
> process activity (so that, for example, followups can be archived
> for CANCELLED applications) regardless of the active/inactive state,
> but that's not implemnted yet.
I didn't see this question answered, which I think should be an integral
consideration in any archival process: when will it be purged? When the
LDAP account is created sounds like an excellent moment to me.