Re: lkml subject line

From: Eli Carter (
Date: Mon Feb 12 2001 - 17:04:47 EST

Kai Henningsen wrote:
> (Matti Aarnio) wrote on 12.02.01 in <>:
> > On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 11:20:40AM +0000, Guennadi Liakhovetski wrote:
> > > Dear all (and list maintainers in particular)
> > >
> > > Wouldn't it be a good idea to prepend all lkml subjects with [LKML] like
> > > many other lists do to distinguish lkml messages from the rest.
> >
> > NO!
> Indeed. What a bad idea that would be.
> > If you want to pre-filter messages traveling thru linux-kernel list,
> > all you need to do is to check the content of Return-Path: header.
> On the other hand, that's also not a very good scheme. There *is* a good
> way to do this, and it would be really nice if vger could be taught to do
> it: add a List-Id: header (draft-chandhok-listid-04.txt RFC-to-be,
> implemented in lots of mailing list managers already).

Have you looked at the headers in an LK email?

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Should provide that List-Id you want.

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