Want your users to be able to reply back to your community by email? replyPUSH to the rescue!
Someone posts new content, and often other users are sent email notifications, as per the settings of your community software.
These notifications are extend by adding special headers, plus the content of the post.
The recipient receives the message, they can click reply and type their response above any quoted message, and send.
Once sent, the replyPUSH sever processes the messages, linking it to an account, and verifying authenticity using secret credentials.
Once verified, the message is forwarded to the provided notification url, where it is verified again, and custom data, passed through headers, is used to link to the message to its context.
The message is processed, and posted to context.
Here is a basic flow diagram of the process: