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Warren Block wblock at
Thu Dec 13 21:03:15 PST 2007

On Thu, 13 Dec 2007, Warren Block wrote:
> On Thu, 13 Dec 2007, Brian wrote:
>> Warren Block wrote:
>>> On Thu, 13 Dec 2007, Brian wrote:
>>>> The fact that each mailing list exists as list at and 
>>>> freebsd-list at makes me need to make 2 filters for each list I 
>>>> subscribe to.  Can I suggest that if this is going to continue, that the 
>>>> server shows one format for all the messages that go out?
>>> Filtering on the List-Id header works.
>> I know I can also do from contains list at, do we really expect 
>> all users to deal with this duplicity?
> Okay, I see what you're saying.  But it's not a duplicate if you just check 
> for "From contains questions at", because that matches both 
> "freebsd-questions at" and "questions at".
> What I'm saying is that all messages from the list will have a unique List-Id 
> header.  For example:
> List-Id: User questions <>
> You can probably do something like
>    List-Id contains questions at

Oops, a dot, not an @ in the actual list ID.  That should be

      List-Id contains

> But I don't use Thunderbird enough to know for sure.

I leave that for emphasis.

-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA

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