[Dovecot] Mailing list's prefix

James Butler jbutler at uniteddefensegroup.com
Fri Mar 5 21:22:46 EET 2010

Eric Rostetter wrote:
> Quoting Timo Sirainen <tss at iki.fi>:
>> Do you think I'd break a lot of people's filters if I removed the
>> prefix? :) Anyone strongly for/against removing it? It seems kind of
>> annoying to me whenever I happen to think about it.
It wouldn't break any of my filters.

Personally, I like it when a mailing list uses the [LISTNAME] prefix. I 
get thousands of messages per day and a bunch of list messages, and even 
after filtering, having that type of prefix makes it visually easier for 
me to get a handle on what's important and what is not. When such a 
prefix is missing, the message subjects when there are many messages are 
actually more difficult to visually process, for me, even when all of 
the messages within a directory are from the same list.

My 2 cents.

James Butler
IT Director
United Defense Group, LLP

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