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Re: Developer Behavior



On Sun, Jan 14, 2001 at 10:13:36PM +0100, Louis-David Mitterrand wrote:
> Why don't you just learn how to use procmail and stop whining on-list
> each time you get a CC?

Because quite often really important mails get deliberately cc'ed, and
it's less good to lose them.

> from "man procmailex":
> :0 Wh: msgid.lock
> | formail -D 8192 msgid.cache

Also, this script will tend to put cc'ed list mails in your inbox and not
in your list folder, exactly the opposite of what's desired.

More complicated solutions are also possible, but they tend to have
similarly irritating flaws (like delaying mails that were cc'ed to you
because they're for your urgent attention)...

Cheers,
aj

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