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From Marc Slemko <>
Subject Re: new list names in effect
Date Wed, 22 Aug 2001 23:40:18 GMT
On Wed, 22 Aug 2001, Brian Behlendorf wrote:

> On Wed, 22 Aug 2001, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
> > Some weirdnesses here in the headers:
> >
> > > Precedence: bulk
> >
> > Can we change the precedence to 'list' instead of 'bulk', BTW?
> > If not 'first-class'?
> I'm not sure what the ramifications are for the way ezmlm works or the way
> MTA's out there know to bounce their messages.  I know of no other mailing
> list that uses a Precedence header with anything other than "bulk".  So,
> I'm hesitant to make a change like this unless someone can explain why it
> would be a good idea to do so and that it won't affect the way bounce
> handling, etc. work.

Definitely don't want some random value like "first-class".  

I'm not sure that enough software supports "list"... it is used by some
stupid software to avoid doing autoreplies to list traffic, etc.  They all
recognize "bulk" but maybe not "list".

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