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From:Joel Fielder Date:March 16 2011 10:32am
Subject:Re: List subject prefix
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On 16/03/2011 10:12, Tomalak Geret'kal wrote:
> On 16/03/2011 06:28, Ruben Safir wrote:
>>>
>>> I'm not running procmail, and I'm not looking to filter anything.
>>>
>>> It's been convention for decades for emails coming through mailing
>>> lists to have "[ListName]" prepended to the subject line, and I'd
>>> like to see that in my inbox.
>>>
>>> Is there a reason that this list breaks convention?
>>>
>>
>>
>> Yeah - because people aren't robots, and BTW none of the other MYSQL
>> lists do it either, nor does my pearl list, actually.  I'm thinking of
>> top posting this just to demonstrate how anoying, presumptious and rude
>> your last line was.  try asking nice next time and send it privately to
>> the administrator.
>
> I was only asking. You're the rude one... blimey, what an 
> overreaction. Completely uncalled for.
>
> Tom
>


There's no tone of voice on email - one person's concise is another 
person's rude.  Particularly if not everyone is a native speaker of the 
list's language!  *All* parties should bear that in mind when posting.

Joel
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List subject prefixTomalak Geret'kal15 Mar
  • Re: List subject prefixChris Frey15 Mar
    • Re: List subject prefixTomalak Geret'kal15 Mar
      • Re: List subject prefixJim Graf15 Mar
        • Re: List subject prefixTomalak Geret'kal15 Mar
          • Re: List subject prefixRuben Safir16 Mar
            • Re: List subject prefixTomalak Geret'kal16 Mar
              • Re: List subject prefixJoel Fielder16 Mar
                • Re: List subject prefixTomalak Geret'kal16 Mar
                  • Now off topic - Re: List subject prefixJoel Fielder16 Mar
        • Re: List subject prefixRuben Safir16 Mar
Re: List subject prefixDino Korah16 Mar