Re: How to Identify Mailing Lists
On Wed, Jun 04, 2003 at 01:21:08PM +0100, Hugh Saunders wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 04, 2003 at 12:40:17PM +0200, David Fokkema wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 04, 2003 at 02:41:37AM -0700, Paul Johnson wrote:
> > > > Or maybe it's easier to just lobby the various MLM authors to add
> > > > List-Id? If so, where could I find a list of MLMs and their
> > > > respective authors?
> > >
> > > When you find a list that doesn't, point out the RFC and ask the list
> > > operator to enable it. If he says there's no option, find out what
> > > he's running and file their equivilent of a normal bug with it's
> > > maintainer. That RFC's been on the standards track for two years now
> > > without getting nixed, if MLM maintainers haven't gotten around to
> > > implimenting it, they need to now.
> > Er... is debian-user using List-Id? I don't seem to be able to locate it
> > in the headers... Might be my eyes, of course, ;-)
> im late to this thread so may have missed the point but:
> X-Mailing-List: <email@example.com>
> seems to be in the headers or all the emails from debian-user.
> That would be a fairly good way of identifying the list?
It is. However, IIUC X-Mailing-List is not an RFC2919 header, whereas
List-Id is and that kind of started this thread.