[PLUG] OT: Mailing list tags

Evan Heidtmann clydefrog at adnap.no-ip.com
Sat Sep 18 11:09:02 PDT 2004


On Fri, 2004-09-17 at 18:06, Paul Johnson wrote:
> Given that there are already several other headers that make it bloody
> obvious that the message is coming from the mailing list, could we
> drop the grandiose [PLUG] tags in the subject lines?  We know what
> list it is, and the tags fairly regularly get in the way of people
> replying, making the list harder to filter by subject later.
> 
> So, given that the tags are redundant and are doing more harm than
> good, could we just dump that throwback from before procmail's time
> already?

The only reason I can see to maintain using the tags is because some
webmail clients can't filter on arbitrary headers. Gmail is a good
example.

Evan





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