[quagga-users 826] Re: Annoying MSG ID's in Subject

Ted Kaczmarek tazman at linsolutions.com
Mon Nov 3 19:28:15 GMT 2003


What year is it?


Ted
On Mon, 2003-11-03 at 18:17, Amit Kucheria wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-11-03 at 14:38, Paul Jakma wrote:
> > On Mon, 3 Nov 2003, Amit Kucheria wrote:
> > 
> > > I second this. Any decent mail app can sort on the basis of
> > > 'mailing list', or recipients or some such combination thereof.
> > 
> > any decent mailer can use the 'references' header and/or be able to
> > work out that subjects which are largely the same are in fact the
> > same in order to thread or sort list mail. if the ID breaks sorting,
> > then your mailer is broken.
> 
> The threading is not a problem for most mailers IMHO. Its the cruft in
> the subject line thats annoying to the eyes.
> 
> > the subject ID is a very very handy reference number, and far easier 
> > to 'pass around' than Message-IDs, (eg "see [zebra X]").
> 
> I might agree on this point partly, though I believe a nicely indexed,
> searchable archive almost negates this. So you 'pass around' search
> keywords instead (eg. search "foo bar" in march 2003).
> 
> Could we atleast compress [quagga-users] down to [QU]? That way I could
> see more of the subject line rather than the first 15 characters being
> the same stuff getting repeated over and over.
> 
> /Amit
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Ted Kaczmarek <tazman at linsolutions.com>
Linsolutions


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