On Wed, Dec 17, 2003 at 08:00:38AM +0200, Pekka Savola wrote:
I don't- IMHO it's stupid to waste the precious bits in the subject
line to say "[ietf] " because there is no need for such. The messages
can be filtered better using other thods as well, and humans can look
at the headers..
I agree, for filtering everything's in the header already.
I do not use eudora to forward list mail to separate mail boxes.
therefore if i don't start list filtering into seperate mail boxes, i
am forced to guess where a piece of mail might be ietf since adding 6
characters to ever subject headers is judged unhelpful and
There is no sure way at all to tell from a subject line whether its
IETF and to complain about adding 6 ascii characters to a subject
line wasting bits if it gives several thousand humans a hint as to
whether to open and read, or delete unopened, or delete mail to spam
mail box seems to be strange. But this point of view i guess is why
the list keepers have not yet and probably never will do what most of
the other lists that I receive do.
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