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Re: OT mozilla filter to keep my debian mail list organized

On Thu, Jun 12, 2003 at 02:50:49PM +0300, Aryan Ameri wrote:
> On Thursday 12 June 2003 02:22, Jeff Ali wrote:
> > Can someone tell me how to set up a simple filter in mozilla so that
> > all the mail I receive from debian-users list gets put in a folder. 
> > I was going to set up the filter based on from or subject but i don't
> > see anything to base it on.  Any ideas?
> Haven't used Mozilla. But in KMail, I setup a filter based on TO, and it 
> pretty much filters 99.99% of the mails, and puts them into a specific 
> folder. 
> You should setup your email program, to filter mails, which are 
> addressed to the followings:
> debian-user@lists.debian.org
> debian-user-digest@lists.debian.org
> debian-user-digest@list.debian.org
> debian-user@virtual.doorstop.net
> There are probably others. But these 4 are the most used ones.

Don't filter on To:/Cc: if you can possibly avoid it; it's unreliable.
Use X-Mailing-List: instead. (If your filtering program doesn't support
filtering on arbitrary headers, complain to its authors.)


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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