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Hey Guys - I was finally able to get this script working in Mountain Lion. See my script below. I had made some other minor changes to the very original script, so please double check that this does what you want it to do.

The main changes that I made to make it work in Mountain Lion were the following:

- changed 'on_perform_mail_Action(theData) to on 'perform mail action with messages theData' with corresponding 'end' statement
- removed 'tell application "Mail"' and corresponding 'end tell'
- removed line 'set theMessages to |SelectedMessages| of theData --Extract the messages from the rule'
- changed repeat code from 'repeat with theMessage in theMessages' to 'repeat with theMessage in theData'

With the changes above, the script works perfectly for me in Mountain Lion.

	Waiting For Mails to OmniFocus Script
	by, Sven Fechner
	MailTags project and due date compatibility added by Scott Morrison, Indev Software
	Based on an Outbox Rule (Mail Act-On) in this script adds specific messages
	to the OmniFocus Inbox with the waiting for context
	MailTags is required to automatically set the project and the due date.

	Mail Act-On ( is required to define the Outbox Rule to only
	create tasks for those outgoing emails that are to be tracked in OmniFocus
	A sample Outbox rule may be
	if MailTags Tickle Date is After 0 days today  
	Run Apple Script: [ThisAppleScript]
	The script uses Growl from the App Store for feedback notification if it is installed and running


-- Do you want the actualy mail body to be added to the notes section of the OmniFocus task?
-- Set to 'true' is or 'false' if no
property mailBody : true

-- Text between mail recipient (the person you are waiting for to come back) and the email subject
property MidFix : "to follow up re:"

-- Name of your Waiting For context in OmniFocus
property myWFContext : "Waiting For"

-- Default start time
property timeStart : "5:00:00 AM"

-- Default due time
property timeDue : "6:00:00 PM"

-- Default start to due date interval, in days
property dateInterval : "3"


--Configuration for Growl messages 
property GrowlRun : true
property scriptName : "Waiting For Mails to OmniFocus"
property notifySuccess : "Success Notification"
property notifyFail : "Failed Notification"
property titleSuccess : "Waiting For Mail added"
property titleFail : "Waiting For Mail to OmniFocus FAILED"
property txtSuccess : " added to OmniFocus successfully"
property txtFail : " to OmniFocus to add successfully"
property txtIcon : "OmniFocus"

using terms from application "Mail"
	on perform mail action with messages theData
		--Check if Growl is running
		tell application "System Events" to set GrowlRun to (count of (every process whose name is "GrowlHelperApp")) > 0
		--Setup Growl
		if GrowlRun then tell application "AppleScript Editor" to «event register» given «class appl»:scriptName, «class anot»:{notifySuccess, notifyFail}, «class dnot»:{notifySuccess, notifyFail}, «class iapp»:txtIcon
		--Get going
		--tell application "Mail"
		--set theMessages to |SelectedMessages| of theData --Extract the messages from the rule
		repeat with theMessage in theData
			--repeat with theMessage in theMessages
			set theSubject to subject of theMessage
			set theRecipient to name of to recipient of theMessage
			set theMessageID to urlencode(the message id of theMessage) of me
			set theStartDate to ""
			set theDueDate to ""
				using terms from application "MailTagsHelper"
					set theStartDate to (due date of theMessage) as date
					set theStartDate to my setStartDate(theStartDate)
					set theDueDate to theStartDate + dateInterval * days
					set theDueDate to my setDueDate(theDueDate)
				end using terms from
			on error theError
			end try
			-- Check if there is one or more recipients
				if (count of theRecipient) > 1 then
					set theRecipientName to (item 1 of theRecipient & (ASCII character 202) & "and" & (ASCII character 202) & ((count of theRecipient) - 1) as string) & (ASCII character 202) & "more"
					set theRecipientName to item 1 of theRecipient
				end if
				set theTaskTitle to theRecipientName & (ASCII character 202) & MidFix & (ASCII character 202) & theSubject
				set messageURL to "Created from message://%3C" & (theMessageID) & "%3E"
				set theBody to messageURL
				if mailBody then set theBody to theBody & return & return & the content of theMessage
				-- Add waiting for context task to OmniFocus
				tell application "OmniFocus"
					tell default document
						set theContext to context myWFContext
						if theStartDate is not "" then
							set theTask to make new inbox task with properties {name:theTaskTitle, note:theBody, context:theContext, start date:theStartDate, due date:theDueDate}
							set theTask to make new inbox task with properties {name:theTaskTitle, note:theBody, context:theContext}
						end if
						if myProject is not null then
							set theProject to project myProject
							move theTask to end of tasks of theProject
						end if
					end tell
				end tell
			on error theError
				do shell script "logger -t outboxrule 'Error : " & theError & "' "
			end try
			my GrowlSuccess("Mail: " & theSubject)
		end repeat
		--end tell
	end perform mail action with messages
	on GrowlSuccess(theMessage)
		if GrowlRun then tell application "AppleScript Editor" to «event notifygr» given «class name»:notifySuccess, «class titl»:titleSuccess, «class desc»:theMessage & txtSuccess, «class appl»:scriptName
	end GrowlSuccess
	on urlencode(theText)
		set theTextEnc to ""
		repeat with eachChar in characters of theText
			set useChar to eachChar
			set eachCharNum to ASCII number of eachChar
			if eachCharNum = 32 then
				set useChar to "+"
			else if (eachCharNum ≠ 42) and (eachCharNum ≠ 95) and (eachCharNum < 45 or eachCharNum > 46) and (eachCharNum < 48 or eachCharNum > 57) and (eachCharNum < 65 or eachCharNum > 90) and (eachCharNum < 97 or eachCharNum > 122) then
				set firstDig to round (eachCharNum / 16) rounding down
				set secondDig to eachCharNum mod 16
				if firstDig > 9 then
					set aNum to firstDig + 55
					set firstDig to ASCII character aNum
				end if
				if secondDig > 9 then
					set aNum to secondDig + 55
					set secondDig to ASCII character aNum
				end if
				set numHex to ("%" & (firstDig as string) & (secondDig as string)) as string
				set useChar to numHex
			end if
			set theTextEnc to theTextEnc & useChar as string
		end repeat
		return theTextEnc
	end urlencode
	on setStartDate(theStartDate)
		set theDate to (date string of theStartDate)
		set newDate to the (date (theDate & " " & timeStart))
		return newDate
	end setStartDate
	on setDueDate(theDueDate)
		set theDate to (date string of theDueDate)
		set newDate to the (date (theDate & " " & timeDue))
		return newDate
	end setDueDate
end using terms from

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