At 10:20 PM -0700 6/16/02, Michael S. Johnson wrote:
>On 17 Jun 2002, John R Levine wrote:
> > > > Does this list have a subject prefix defined? If not, I would like to
> > > > request that it define one.
> > >
> > > And if you do, I'll probably leave.
>As John Levine points out, a subject prefix is not something that everyone
>is forced to receive. I'm asking that one be defined so that it becomes
>easier to scan my inbox visually for messages from this list. All of the
>other lists I subscribe to support this feature, and it adds value to my
>mail-reading experience, regardless of the MUA I use.
I have now defined it, so that those users who want it can enable it.
Those that don't, like Chuq and myself, can stick with the default,
which disables it.
> > I think prefixes are pretty lame, too, but they're not as lame as some
> > of the MUAs that can't filter on header lines other than To, From, and
> > Subject.
>My MUA can filter on it, but if I automatically move mail away from my
>Inbox to other folders, I forget to read them. Out of sight->out of mind.
>That's not an MUA problem. That's an attention deficit problem. Dare to
>suggest an MUA that solves that problem? :)
>Otherwise, why be such a grouch about it?
Probably has something to do with hockey season being over... :-)
Brent Chapman <email@example.com>