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From Dain Sundstrom <d...@coredevelopers.net>
Subject Re: Standard prefix for mailing list subject lines
Date Wed, 03 Dec 2003 19:24:51 GMT
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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  * Dain Sundstrom
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