[Users] Understanding processing (and pre/post-)

Pierre Fortin pf at pfortin.com
Mon Mar 19 03:09:35 CET 2018

On Sun, 18 Mar 2018 00:54:11 +0200 Removed GDPR wrote:

>I understand that pre-processing rules run before processing ones and
>post-processing ones after. However it is unclear to me what is the
>purpose of having pre and post at all. In other words: Why only
>processing itself may be insufficient and in what situations could one
>benefit by having the additional functionality of pre/post-processing?

If it helps...  I've been a SC/CM user since 2001 -- have over 300 filter
rules (a few of which I shared with you the other day); over 600 folders.
Some rules, when faxing was more in vogue, invoked scripts to extract and
archive the fax images.  Yet, never created a {pre,post}-processing rule.

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