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From Alvin Thompson>
Subject Re: Standard prefix for mailing list subject lines
Date Thu, 04 Dec 2003 17:16:56 GMT
i give up. have fun with your project.

On Thu, 2003-12-04 at 04:25, Danny Angus wrote:
> > FYI, the software i often use to check my email is PapiMail on Treo
> > 600/300 phones. i have to choose what to download (or delete) based on
> > the subject line.
> Get a yahoo account for collecting the mail you want and set up a real
> computer to filter mail into it [1].
> It is common at Apache for subject prefixes to be used to identify topics
> or procedural mails, eg [PROPOSAL], [VOTE], [jsr109] adding [geronimo] in
> front of everything is redundant, would make subject lines less clear and
> be annoying.
> > there is no room on the display to show anything else
> > besides the subject/from fields without making it too awkward to use.
> So what you're saying is that your pda is too small to use for email, join
> the club.
> d.
> [1] I would thoughroughly recommend Apache James
> for this :-) it is capable of receiving mail for multiple domains or
> automatically downloading mail from multiple POP or IMAP accounts, you can
> set up simple or complex filtering and forwarding, including spam filtering
> based on bayesian analysis. Mail can be stored for local accounts or
> forwarded/aliased to remote accounts, meaning that you can have multiple
> POP3 accounts set up to re-distribute your mail according to what you want
> to see, topic, sender etc. This makes it very useful for people(like me)
> who have a lot of mail and only want to see a small sub-set on the move.
> d.
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