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From "Sonnek, Ryan" <>
Subject RE: Standard prefix for mailing list subject lines
Date Wed, 03 Dec 2003 19:18:51 GMT
Actually, the TO field is  Either your
client or possibly email server (?) is not working correctly if it changes
that address.

What's your setup? (email client, email server, OS)


-----Original Message-----
From: Alvin Thompson [] 
Sent: Wednesday, December 03, 2003 1:15 PM
Subject: Re: Standard prefix for mailing list subject lines

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.


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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