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From Dain Sundstrom <d...@coredevelopers.net>
Subject Re: Standard prefix for mailing list subject lines
Date Wed, 03 Dec 2003 19:43:46 GMT
It was during the first days of the mailing list.  There are archives 
on apache http://nagoya.apache.org/eyebrowse/SummarizeList?listId=140   
This was discussed during the first weeks and there are 2748 messages 
from first three weeks alone so it be difficult to find.

-dain

On Wednesday, December 3, 2003, at 01:32 PM, Alvin Thompson wrote:

> can you point me to where this was discussed, please?
>
> thanks,
> alvin
>
>
> On Wed, 2003-12-03 at 14:24, Dain Sundstrom wrote:
>> This was discussed when the list was originally started and almost
>> everyone disliked the idea.  I strongly suggest you either get a 
>> better
>> email client such as Mozilla Firebird or just get an account a yahoo 
>> to
>> collect the mail from this list.
>>
>> -dain
>>
>> On Wednesday, December 3, 2003, at 01:14 PM, Alvin Thompson wrote:
>>
>>> the 'TO' field is the recipient, of course. the "CC" field is not 
>>> used,
>>> the "FROM" field is the actual sender. the only thing in the emails
>>> that
>>> gives a clue to its origins is the "REPLY-TO" field. my (and many)
>>> email
>>> client doesn't filter on this.
>>>
>>>
>>> besides, it would be nice to look at the one-line summary info
>>> (subject,
>>> from, date) and instantly know it's not spam, without relying on
>>> anti-spam software.
>>>
>>> -alvin
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, 2003-12-03 at 14:04, Michael Campbell wrote:
>>>> alan wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I think we shoud put some flag in the body or on the subject to
>>>> make it
>>>>> possible for the member to filter out spam mails
>>>>
>>>> Can't you filter on the To:  or Cc: fields?  I haven't seen a
>>>> reasonable email client yet that can't, but my experience is perhaps
>>>> limited.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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>>>
>>
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>>
>
>

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