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Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Sun Nov 12 07:56:31 CST 2006

On 2006-11-12 10:23, Thomas Arendsen Hein <thomas at> wrote:
>*Giorgos Keramidas <keramida at> [20061111 23:12]:
>>On 2006-11-11 10:47, "Jonathan S. Shapiro" <shap at> wrote:
>>> 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.
>> Which is easy to solve.  You can use procmail/formail to filter based on
>> the message header and *modify* the `Subject:' accodringly, to include
>> whatever pattern _you_ find reasonable :)
> But of course this local tag has to be removed when replying to
> mails in public. Think of a subject like:
> Re: [hg-dev] Aw: [mercurial development list] Sv: [mercurial-devel] Foobar
> A better way would be if MUAs can display whatever
> (text/icon/colour) when a mail matches specific patterns.

Right.  Oh well, there is no "perfect" solution that can work with any
mailer, I'm afraid :(

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