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Subject: Re: Please prune this list!
From: JC Dill <inet-list @ vo . cnchost . com>
Date: Sat, 06 Jul 2002 09:13:05 -0700
To: list-managers <list-managers @ greatcircle . com>
In-reply-to: <200207061301 . g66D1g922161 @ mail . rev . net>
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On 06:01 AM 7/6/02, Bernie Cosell wrote:
>On 6 Jul 2002, at 1:00, JC Dill wrote:
>
>> On 12:32 AM 7/6/02, Chuq Von Rospach wrote:
>>
>>  > I want the personal reply in my main inbox, so
>> >I know a thread I've contributed to has been continued so I can reply to it
>>  >while the thread is still timely -- and then later, I'll get around to
>>  >reading the list (filtered into a folder),
>>
>> How do you accomplish this, given that depending on how the list is setup
>> and how the MTA of the sender is configured, the reply (to all) may be
>> addressed "To" the list with a CC to the author, or "To" the author with a
>> CC to the list, or sometimes "To" both (which is the default behavior from
>> my MTA when I select "reply to all" for messages posted to this list)?
>
>I'm with Chuq on this one and I do the same thing.  I know there are some
>exception-lists floating around still, but I'm not on a *SINGLE* list
>where the MLM doesn't either add a 'Sender:' or a "List-ID:' header, and
>so instead of doing the lame filter-on-to-and-cc, I just filter on the
>mlm-supplied headers.
>
>For example, for this list, my filter sorts on:
>
>Sender: list-managers-owner @
greatcircle .
com

That's a great idea in principle, but how many ordinary users have both the knowledge and the ability to filter on fields like Sender?

jc




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