[OSM-dev] RFC 3834 compliance of auto-generated OSM mails?
richard at systemeD.net
Sat Jan 5 21:31:29 GMT 2008
Shaun McDonald wrote:
> On 5 Jan 2008, at 20:32, Robin Paulson wrote:
>> while you're at it, could you remove the [OSM-talk] or [OSM-dev] that
>> is prepended to the subject of each e-mail? we live in an age of
>> e-mail clients with powerful filtering capabilities, and the need for
>> this header just isn't there, it adds nothing but noise
> I'm sure this is a setting in mailman instead.
Indeed it is.
> Personally I like it there as I use a smart mailbox of today's
> mail, yesterday's mail, and this week's mail to deal with most of
> my mail as it is a lot faster than trudging through lots of folders.
Absolutely. I read using webmail during the day, a Proper Mail Client
at night. The PMC is quite capable of sorting into folders depending
on sender etc., but the webmail client isn't, and I like to be able
to identify at a glance what's OSM mail and what isn't.
Besides, even if you can assume that readers of dev@ have "clients
with powerful filtering capabilities", you certainly can't assume
that for talk at .
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