adding [markdown] to the email subject
lines for markdown-discuss
Seumas Mac Uilleachan
seumas at idirect.ca
Wed Jul 19 19:15:29 EDT 2006
Sam Joseph wrote:
> A. Pagaltzis wrote:
>> * Sam Joseph <srjoseph at hawaii.edu> [2006-07-08 03:50]:
>>> I was wondering what people thought to the idea of getting
>>> "[markdown]" added to the subject lines of all the mails to the
>>> markdown mailing list?
>> From the headers of the mail you just posted:
>> <snip>various mail headers </ship>
>> What about that doesn’t suffice for you?
> My mail tool (thunderbird) has a default search above the messages.
> None of the default options "subject, sender, (subject & sender),
> body" allow me to easily filter the markdown emails.
> Naturally I can open a search tool and do a search based on those
> headers, but it's not as convenient.
> I subscribe to a lot of mailing lists and tend to rely on
> [mailing-list-name] appearing in the subject line to do my filtering.
> I find that if I set up a script to filter automatically to another
> folder then I just end up not reading that mailing list. At least
> that's my habit.
> The [mailing-list-name] subject line addition is used in lots of
> places. Is there a reason that some people don't like it? Subject
> line gets too long?
> CHEERS> SAM
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My mail tool (Thunderbird) has no problem here. I simply filter on:
Match any of the following
From contains markdown-discuss
To contains markdown-discuss
Move to ...
Haven't had a misdirected message yet.
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