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Thomas Arendsen Hein thomas at
Sat Nov 11 13:52:46 CST 2006

* Jonathan S. Shapiro <shap at> [20061111 17:00]:
> I'm on about 15 mailing lists. While I can use the headers and procmail
> to shunt mercurial mail into a separate mailbox, the end result will be
> that I never read it. The problem with header-only information is that
> the email user agent cannot display it. In the absence of knowing what
> the mail is about (which is the whole point of a subject line) I cannot
> prioritize which mail to read when.

The problem with subject tags is that they cost us valuable screen
estate. Of course I have procmail rules to filter that out, but this
is the only reason why I can't completely switch to plain IMAP+Sieve
because Sieve doesn't have a way to manipulate subject headers.


Email: thomas at

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