Re: [DEBIAN] Problem on filtering messages from the list
Marcus Lam <MLam@megatrend.com.hk> writes:
> May I suggest all subscribers of this Debian list use some convention in
> sending messages to the list? I found it very difficult to
> differentiate between the messages from this Debian list and those from
> other lists. I used to sort it by the "To" field of the message, but
> later I found out there are messages arrived at my INBOX that are not
> sent TO the official list address "firstname.lastname@example.org".
> Sometimes these messages are TO some other Debian or Linux list
> addresses but other times they are TO a person. This makes me feel
> puzzled. But maybe I join the list for a short time only. So could
> someone tell me what should I do to properly sort those messages from
> THIS Debian list? Could we simply use a convention in the message
> "Subject" field, like what I saw someone's doing (like the one in THIS
It would be stupid to enforce restrictions like that on the
messages. Your sorting problems should be solved in another way. I
suggest you sort by the resent field. All messages in this list
contain the header: "Resent-From: email@example.com"
- Sten Anderson
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