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Re: Mailing list options?
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Mailing list options?
- From: Benjamin Karas <bjk4_(_at_)_po_(_dot_)_cwru_(_dot_)_edu>
- Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2000 23:20:13 -0400 (EDT)
On Mon, 18 Sep 2000, PC Drew wrote:
> 1. Adding the list name to the subject (i.e. "[OpenBSD - misc]").
Procmail can filter based on the to: field of the email header. You
shouldn't need anything more than this. It can get annoying if people
reply more than once and you end up with a chain of these [OpenBSD] tags.
> 2. Reply-to address. Another nicety is when I click "reply", my
This is often debated. The best treatment on the subject I've found is
> 3. Don't send messages that I've sent to the list, to myself. This
I'm on one such list. I find the feature annoying because you don't know
if the message got through. We'd probably see duplicate messages if this
> 4. Another feature that I've seen recently, are message-digests. This
This is a good idea. Many lists offer a choice of regular or digest
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