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Re: Iptables

On 06/27/2014 11:15 PM, PaulNM wrote:
> On 06/27/2014 03:31 PM, Diogene Laerce wrote:
>> On 06/27/2014 08:36 PM, PaulNM wrote:
>>> In Thunderbird/IceDove you'll have to add it as a custom header when
>>> setting up the filter, but it's *way* better than trying to filter by
>>> the contents of the subject line or to address.
>> I saw it but I don't understand how it could be *way* better than using
>> the address for filtering. And actually how do you use this ?
> The Wanderer listed quite a few good reasons, including some I hadn't
> thought of.  Previously, I had to create filters moving messages based
> on subject. For example, some lists I'm on prepend every email's subject
> line with {ListName}.  A problem is when I forward a message to a
> friend, their reply would get filtered into the folder I use for the
> mailing list, even though it never went to the mailing list. List-Id
> based filtering makes it obvious when someone replies directly to you.
> Real fun comes when someone forwards a message from one mailing list to
> another.  If they both do the above subject line munging, and you have
> filters for both, the things get "interesting". All messages end up in
> whichever filter runs first, regardless of actual mailing list origin.
> Also, many technically-oriented mailing lists (like Debian's) don't do
> that, as they try to avoid mail munging.
> In the Thunderbird/IceDove new filter dialog box, the default is to
> match on subject. If you click on "subject", at the very bottom of the
> list is "Customize".  That brings in a box where you can add headers to
> filter by.  After that point, it'll show up in the same list as
> Subject/From/Body/etc.

Yes but as said to Wanderer San "List-Id" didn't work as a filter.

>>> Oh, there's also "User-Agent", which is how I know you use IceDove. :)
>> In fact, I use outlook express but it sends the icedove signature to
>> look cool. The Oedipe complex I guess..
> Odd, I just double-checked. All of your messages to the list in June are
> similar, the only difference being a minor version bump. I suspect you
> were joking?

Yes I was. Not my best ok.. But just joking.
“One original thought is worth a thousand mindless quotings.”
“Le vrai n'est pas plus sûr que le probable.”

                                              Diogene Laerce

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