Re: lkml subject line

From: Guest section DW (
Date: Mon Feb 12 2001 - 14:26:21 EST

On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 03:19:08PM +0000, David Woodhouse wrote:
> said:
> > There are advantages: distinguish personal messages from mailing list
> > messages, and distinguish between different mailing lists. And
> > disadvantages - maybe only one: sacrificing valuable Subject: line
> > space.
> The advantages can all be gained without that disadvantage by just learning
> to filter mail on other headers instead of the subject line.

Correct. But that introduces other disadvantages again.
It may be inconvenient to separate incoming mail into
a number of separate mailboxes that one has to visit
one by one. (Entirely apart from the question whether the
local setup makes it possible or convenient to do any filtering.)
Maybe you had other constructions in mind,
but I cannot think of any that would not waste some time.

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