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From:Martin Ramsch Date:March 11 1999 7:41am
Subject:Re: Is this list still alive?
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On Do, 1999-03-11 00:57:06 -0600, William Leeke wrote:
> It appears that the prepended "mysql:" to all mail sent to the list has
> been lost?!? 

As has the ability of some to quote only the necessary text ... ;-)

Seriously, it's _really_ a waste of bandwidth to quote everything that
we all already have read!

Regarding your question:

It seems as if TCX has changed the mailing list software from
"Majordomo" to "ezmlm" and in doing so actually the prefix has been
lost, yes.

I personally welcome the change, because "ezmlm" can deliver mails
much more quickly - when "Majordomo" might have needed hours to send a
list mail to all recipients "ezmlm" should be able to do the job in a
few minutes.
And I used to strip the prefix anyway with "procmail" filtering rules,
because list mail goes to a seperate folder and there the prefix only
is a waste of space.

An important change for filtering rules is that there's no "Sender:"
header line anymore (and some other header lines have changed, too).
My current "procmail" rule for the mysql list now is:
   # MySQL mailing list
   :0:
   * ^From mysql-.*@lists\.mysql\.com
   IN/mysql

Regards,
  Martin
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      • Re: Is this list still alive?William Leeke11 Mar
        • Re: Is this list still alive?Martin Ramsch11 Mar
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