Suggestion for List Manager

Dan Shafer dan at
Mon Jul 8 12:30:01 EDT 2002

>On Monday, July 8, 2002, at 05:08 , Sylvain Bouju wrote:
>>on 8/07/02 8:43, Dan Shafer at dan at wrote:
>>>Could the person responsible for managing the list change the
>>>configuration so that the subject line is always preceded with some
>>>recognizable label like [use-RR] or some such? I'm a member of a
>>>number of other lists using this same technology and they all supply
>>>that helpful hint. It makes it easier to sort through mail for
>>>someone who gets as much as I do.
>>On the other side, this introduce some unusefull characters in
>>the visible part of the subject...
>>You can create a specific folder, and a rule based on the "To",
>>for example (That works OK for me, for nearly 20 mailing lists)
>I agree with Sylvain. Keep the subject to the point. If you are 
>managing a lot of input then use a rules-based e-mail client either 
>to colourise certain mail classes or to allocate them to folders or 
>some combination.

Well, I disagree. I subscribe to about 10 lists that run the same 
software as the Rev list and *all* of them prepend the subject with 
the list name. It just makes my life easier. But it's not a big deal.

>>Sylvain Bouju
>>sylvain at
>>use-revolution mailing list
>>use-revolution at
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