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Re: RANT: write-only mailing-lists ?

From: Lars Hecking <lhecking_(_at_)_nmrc_(_dot_)_ie>
Subject: Re: RANT: write-only mailing-lists ?
Date: Thu, 7 Dec 2000 12:57:55 +0000

>  A very minor nit about the mailing lists: the naming scheme is
>  ambiguous, especially if one is reading a couple of dozen lists
>  from different projects. It would be helpful if the list names
>  were prefixed with the actual project name:
>  openbsd-misc instead of misc.
>  openbsd-sparc instead of sparc.
>  And so on. Can't be that difficult.

fwiw, i've started filtering mailing lists into folders which use the
list-id for a list.  the list-id value should be computable for most
lists even if it does not exist in the headers.

for the misc list, the value would be:


see the internet draft:


for more details.