[Administrivia] Identifying list messages
mbardiaux at peaktime.be
Mon Mar 1 11:27:08 CET 2004
Linus Nordberg wrote:
> David McKen <cic_3_b at yahoo.com> wrote
> Mon, 23 Feb 2004 08:45:16 -0800 (PST):
> | Also to the list moderators/owners, would it be too much trouble to
> | put a header in the subject for all messages sent to the GMP mailing
> | list? e.g. the subject for this message would change to
> | "[GMP-discuss]What algorithm is used in mpz_divisible_p" or something
> | similar. I happen to be on a couple other mailing lists and it helps
> | me differentiate between valid e-mails and spam.
> Maybe you could use the "List-Id" header and have some of your mail
> software sort list messages to one or several separate mail folders?
> For this list, the header looks like this:
> List-Id: GMP Discussions List <gmp-discuss.swox.com>
> If this is a viable option for most of you, I'd rather not insert
> anything in the subject header.
But why? Many many lists do it, and I find it more practical than
automatic dispatch to folders, because I can look at *all* my new mail
at a glance.
Also, an automatic Reply-To: would avoid threads going off-list by
mistake, which necessitates exchange of private mail for the
authorization to quote private mail etc ad nauseam.
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