> I don't know or care if it runs on Windows: when I have on my mailing
> list manager's hat, the end-user's choice of computing platforms is not
> my concern. If the end-user has chosen a computing platform which is
> incapable of adequately performing the tasks which the end-user requires
> of it, then it is the end-user's responsibility to address the problem.
Well, some of us need to live in the real world.
> > I think 1) is irrelevant. The chances of one person signing up for two
> > lists with overlapping tags it pretty remote.
> And you base this on what statistical study, exactly?
> Oh, and FYI: It has already happened.
Not to me nor to anybody on any of my lists.
Not much point discussing it. I have been running mailing lists for about
8 years now. If someone were to remove this capability from my mailing
list software, I am luckily capable of putting it back in myself. Someone
asked about the merits of this and I am simply saying that there are
people out there who find it useful.
> > 2) you should note that I am not actually filtering on the tag.
> > Just using it as a visual cue in a long list of messages.
> Then why don't you use a mail client that lets you set the visual
> cue based on the "To:" line?
Are there any that can do this?