(Xfce) another thought about the list

Don Christensen djc at cisco.com
Thu Oct 13 23:39:24 CEST 2005

Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
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> On 10/13/2005 2:10 PM, John Altstatt wrote:
>>Is it possible to prefix the subject line with "xfce" as I have done above
>>automatically? This makes the list messages standout and easy to filter 
>>from among
>>the hundreds of garbage messages I receive. Some other lists do this, 
>>but I don't know
> That kind of subject-line clutter tends to annoy me.  I'd suggest doing
> "show full headers" or "view source" on this message.  There are several
> headers at the top of the message that can be used to filter xfce
> messages to specific folders, given a halfway-decent mail client.
> 	-brian

I'm not aware of any client that can't filter on To: and CC:,
which is generally sufficient to pick out mailing list traffic.
I agree with Brian that adding the list name to the front of
the subject is just annoying clutter.


Don Christensen       Senior Software Development Engineer
djc at cisco.com         Cisco Systems, Santa Cruz, CA
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