Souldn't we put [Cygwin] or [CygXwin] here depending on the question?

Igor Pechtchanski
Thu Apr 1 16:35:00 GMT 2004

On Thu, 1 Apr 2004, Michel Bardiaux wrote:

> Dave Korn wrote:
> >>-----Original Message-----
> >>From: cygwin-owner On Behalf Of David
> >
> >>I got mails from both two groups:cygwin, and cygXwin.
> >
> >   Well, that's because you're on two completely different mailing lists.
> >
> >>It's sometimes confusing.
> >
> >   You're very easily confused then.  Why don't you set up your mailer to
> > sort them into different folders?
> >
> >>Don't we need to seperate one from the other by putting
> >>a head into Subject, for example, [cygwin] vs. [cygXwin]?
> >
> >   What on earth is the use of putting a tag in the subject line when it only
> > pointlessly duplicates information that is already in the From/To lines:
> >
> >>From: cygwin-owner On Behalf Of .....
> Unfortunately, cygwin-xfree is congured in such a way that the FROM is
> the Original Poster, it's the REPLYTO that is cygwin. That makes it
> rather awkward to setup filter rules based on the FROM!


Here are some of the available headers from your message:

>Mailing-List: contact cygwin-xfree-help at cygwin dot com; run by ezmlm
>List-Subscribe: <mailto:cygwin-xfree-subscribe at cygwin dot com>
>List-Archive: <>
>List-Post: <mailto:cygwin-xfree at cygwin dot com>
>List-Help: <mailto:cygwin-xfree-help at cygwin dot com>, <http://sources dot redhat dot com/ml/#faqs>
>Sender: cygwin-xfree-owner at cygwin dot com
>Mail-Followup-To: cygwin-xfree at cygwin dot com
>Delivered-To: mailing list cygwin-xfree at cygwin dot com

Take your pick. :-)
P.S. These are from the web version, so some may not be available...

> The vast majority of mailing lists on RH and SF use a [listname] prefix.
> > and when there's presumably many people who are only on one list.
> >
> >   You could always just learn how to set up mail-sorting rules in your email
> > program, rather than expect everyone else to suddenly start doing things
> > your way just to save you the five minutes of effort it would take you to
> > sort your own problem out.
> >
> >     cheers,
> >       DaveK

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