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From Alvin Thompson ...@thompsonlogic.com>
Subject Re: Standard prefix for mailing list subject lines
Date Wed, 03 Dec 2003 19:32:42 GMT
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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