The goal is to write an outlook plugin that shows a warning message inside the message window (i.e. not a popup) when specific criteria are met. The message should be displayed below the ribbon but above the Send button as shown in the attached image.
The criteria need to be evaluated while the email is typed and must not interrupt the user while typing the message.
For the purpose of the prototype it is sufficient To evaluate the number of individual recipients and multiply them by 10. Any distribution list is adding a cost of 50. Both are used for the cost to the company [login to view URL] count the length of the email trail by counting the lines in the email body that start with "From: ". If the Count is larger than 3 then show a warningThe source code and the compiled outlook plugin needs to be provided and needs to be free of any copyright.
The plugin needs to be fail save, which means under no circumstance will it block sending emails or block typing emails.
The plugin need to be able to deal with MIME formatted emails with HTML as well as Rich Text and as Plain Text.
The plugin needs to compile at client side and instructions how to compile including any prerequisites need to be provided.
The plugin needs to be delivered latest by Monday 11am local London time.