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Re: About the list's setup, spamming etc.


From: Paul Jarc
Subject: Re: About the list's setup, spamming etc.
Date: Wed, 13 Oct 2004 01:18:07 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.110003 (No Gnus v0.3) Emacs/21.3 (gnu/linux)

Speaking just as another subscriber...

cga <address@hidden> wrote:
> Other lists have a Reply-To line set to address@hidden and
> this makes it a lot easier to "not forget" that replies should be
> sent to the list.

There are problems with that approach, and there are less problematic
solutions.
<URL:http://www.unicom.com/FAQ/reply-to-harmful.html>
<URL:http://cr.yp.to/proto/replyto.html>

> Another problem with this setup is that it results in my mailer dumping 
> everything into my junk folder - where they are difficult to find 
> because there is no indication in the "subject" line that this come from 
> this mailing list

The subject is for humans.  Automated filtering can use other fields
such as List-Id.


paul




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