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Re: mailing list vs "the futur"

On Fri, Aug 10, 2018 at 07:55:00AM -0500, Dave Sherohman wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 10, 2018 at 08:29:34AM -0400, Rich Kulawiec wrote:
> > Correct.  Procmail uses a set of rules to decide what to go with messages
> > presented to it; those rules are usually based on the contents of message
> > headers, but don't have to be.  For example, for this mailing list:
> > 
> > 	:0:
> >         * ^X-Mailing-List:.*<debian-user@lists.debian.org>
> >         /home/rsk/linux/debian-user
> > 
> > Translating, this means that any message which has the specified header
> > will be appended to the file named in the last line.
> I used to use procmail a couple decades ago, then I switched to Debian,
> and Debian installed exim by default, and I started using exim to sort
> my mail instead.  My corresponding rule is:
> if $h_X-Mailing-List: contains "debian-" then
>   save $home/Mail/deb/
>   finish
> endif

And maildrop says:

if (/^X-Mailing-List:.*debian-/:h)
    to $home/Mail/deb/

although I would recommend sorting each Debian list to a
different folder. 


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