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
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
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
* ^From mysql-.*@lists\.mysql\.com
Martin Ramsch <m.ramsch@stripped> <URL: http://home.pages.de/~ramsch/ >
PGP KeyID=0xE8EF4F75 FiPr=52 44 5E F3 B0 B1 38 26 E4 EC 80 58 7B 31 3A D7