[Dovecot] Mailing list's prefix

Patrick Nagel patrick.nagel at star-group.net
Mon Mar 8 03:58:46 EET 2010

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Hi Karsten / Guenther,

On 2010-03-06 01:18, Karsten Bräckelmann wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-03-05 at 14:01 +0800, Patrick Nagel wrote:
>> On 2010-03-05 07:49, Karsten Bräckelmann wrote:
>>> I don't recall any, other than plain refusal to use a dedicated folder,
>>> rather than dumping it all into the Inbox...
>> IMO, Michael M. Slusarz had a valid reason:
> Frankly, I disagree. I do receive legit private messages, forked off of
> an on-list thread. From various mailing-lists. I would not want them to
> be filtered into a dedicated list folder. For that reason, Subject based
> filtering is wrong, and the proper mailing-list headers do a perfect job
> here.
>> "[...] a common situation (at least for me) is someone who replies
>> directly to your message from a list instead of to the list address.
>> This will most likely cause that message to end up in your INBOX rather
>> than being filtered into the appropriate mailing list mailbox.  Having
> It is an off-list reply. It doesn't belong in the list folder.

I think you misunderstood Michael: he doesn't see a problem in those
messages ending up in the Inbox. He (just as myself) likes to see them
stick out *visually* from other stuff in the Inbox, as being
[$list]-related, so that he won't delete them because he doesn't know
the sender.


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