[TriLUG] Proposal for TriLUG List (was Re: Filtering mail)
jonc at nc.rr.com
Tue Sep 27 13:48:14 EDT 2005
On Tue, 2005-09-27 at 10:05, Tanner Lovelace wrote:
> On 9/26/05, Cristobal Palmer <cristobalpalmer at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I keep getting messages that are labeled "OT:" in the subject line,
> > but I don't want to read them. How do I get rid of them without having
> > to hit the delete key every time?
> Mailman can be setup to recognize messages labeled like this as
> "Topics" and can also be setup for the user to decide if they want to
> receive a particular topic. I would be more than happy to set this up
> for the TriLUG list with the Steering Commitee's permission.
> This would basically allow anyone subscribed to the list to go to
> their list configuration page and unclick a checkbox to indicate
> that they didn't want to receive messages with OT: in the subject.
> Besides making it easy for subscribers, it could also lessen the
> load on the mailman server and mail server, since those messages
> would be filtered out *before* being sent.
> Tanner Lovelace
Excellent idea tanner!
That's the first good use of Mailman topics that I've ever heard (that
may actually work).
Jon OT Carnes
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