Prefix to subject line

Tim Huetz Tim.Huetz at
Fri Apr 20 04:34:54 EDT 2007

> Tim Huetz wrote:
>> > Hey,
>> > yeah, I would appreciate this too. This would make it possible to use a
>> > filter for the mailinglist-mails again  :) 
>> > 
> As mentioned elsewhere in the thread, there are several things you can
> use to filter the messages.  I think the list-id header is probably the
> best choice.  Thunderbird can't do "after-the-fact" filtering on IMAP
> folders, but it will filter new messages on list-id if you tell it to,
> as will most other email clients.
> Worst case, you could always look in To: or CC: for the mailing list
> name, as it's fairly unusual for someone to BCC: a mailing list.
> There was definitely an absurdly long discussion about this already (I
> vaguely recall that it crossed between both the private and public
> lists) and I think the question of whether we will turn back on subject
> tagging is a strong and definitive no.
> Someone less lazy than I should dig up those URLs on the subject.  :) 
> Kevin
thank you for your advice. Its enough for me to use the list-id header
field to filter my mails. It works well. Thanks a lot.


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