Small suggestion for mailing list

Zbynek Winkler zbynek.winkler at
Thu Mar 6 06:44:16 CST 2008

On 06/03/2008, Paul Franz <theandromedan at> wrote:
>  Matt Mackall wrote:
>  > On Wed, Mar 05, 2008 at 04:03:11PM -0800, Carl J. Van Arsdall wrote:
>  >
>  >> Actually... +1 for me on this topic too.
>  >>
>  >> STenyaK (Bruno Gonzalez) wrote:
>  >>
>  >>> Is there any reason why the mercurial mailing lists do not prefix
>  >>> subjects with [mercurial] or similar strings, as is usual? If not,
>  >>> could they please be set up that way?
>  >>>
>  >
>  > Sorry folks, but It Ain't Happening. As one of the people who's
>  > actually committed to monitoring all the mail on this list, I get to
>  > veto such ideas. There are plenty of ways to filter mail from this
>  > list without uglifying the subject.
>  >
>  > While we're at it, no, I'm absolutely not going to enable Reply-To:.
>  > Please don't ask for it.
>  >
>  >
> Anyway to get it so that Emails that you send to the mailing list get
>  sent back? I ask for this because it gives me the comfort to know that
>  my Email did not get blocked or lost.

That is a gmail problem :(. Recently I went looking for a solution and
found none. Gmail is trying to be "smart" and drops the emails. I
believe there might even be faq for this...
is close but I believe that the message from the mailing list is not
even in Inbox, it is just dropped on the floor. :(



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