Tagging email subject line with something like [fbsd-questions]

Chad Perrin perrin at apotheon.com
Wed Apr 25 21:47:51 UTC 2007

On Wed, Apr 25, 2007 at 10:38:52PM +0100, N.J. Mann wrote:
> Right.  In an earlier message you mentioned mutt and procmail, so here
> is a procmail/mutt solution.  First off write a procmail recipe that
> matches the mail list(s) you wish to "flag".  In the action line of said
> recipe use formail to add the header X-Status.  Configure mutt to "high
> light" message which contain the X-Status header.

That's an excellent idea.  Thank you.

> If you want me to give you a step-by-step it will have to wait until
> tomorrow because it is time for me to hit the sack.  If you can't wait
> that long look in the archives for the procmail users' mailing about 6
> or so years ago - may be even longer: flagging is what this is called.

I'm sure I can figure it out, now that I have a general approach in mind
to research.

> Oh, just remembered, the above assumes you are using mbox format.  If
> you are using maildir there is a solution, but the action is different.

I'm using mbox, so no worries.  Again, thank you.  I really appreciate

CCD CopyWrite Chad Perrin [ http://ccd.apotheon.org ]
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