put on the subject line. was: spam
ondrej at sury.org
Tue May 17 10:09:06 EDT 2005
On Tue, 2005-05-17 at 07:43 -0500, Greg Harris wrote:
> While I agree with you that sorting is probably possible on any client, it
> is really nice when the tags are in place. They make things much cleaner
> when the occasional e-mail jumps through the hoops because of a slight
> change in the addressing scheme. If I can set my filter to look for any
> instance of [Info-Cyrus] in the subject line, then everything that is
> supposed to go to that folder goes and nothing else.
All mails from list has: "Sender: info-cyrus at lists.andrew.cmu.edu"
header set. This is sufficient for all decent mail clients.
On the other hand adding List-ID: wouldn't hurt :-)
> While some subject lines do get a little messy, it is easier for a person to
> jump past all of the junk in the subject line than to move messages between
This can be done on client side (or in your MDA), so why do it in mail
> This is the only list that I know of that does not add a tag to
> the subject line and I have always thought that it was a little weird and
> wished it was there.
debian-*, linux-xfs, postfix, ubuntu-*, kernel-traffic, linux-kernel and
others don't add name of list to Subject. Only lists that adds [...] I
know of is email@example.com.
Just my two cents, but I don't really see any good reason to do it...
Ondrej Sury <ondrej at sury.org>
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