Zak Bedell has posted a patch for Mail.app that fixes the broken “applescriptability” of signatures in Mail 2.0.
Prior to OS 10.4, it was possible to set signatures by applescript, allowing for dynamically-set sigs containing system information, random quotes and so forth.
This patch restores that ability. In theory, it should allow you to run applescripted apps like Bushisms (random pearls of wisdom from George W. Bush) and possibly even MailTunes (currently playing iTunes track as signature).
I haven’t tried this out, but would be glad to hear reports from anyone who has.
UPDATE: The developer of MailTunes, Tomas FranzÃ©n, emails to confirm that MailTunes does work in Mail 2.0 after this patch is applied. Good news!
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Tags: Apple Mail, applescript, hacks, Mail 2.0, mail.app, signatures, Tiger