Loadstone mailing list changes

monty at loadstone-gps.com monty at loadstone-gps.com
Mon Mar 19 13:52:35 GMT 2007


Hi Geoff,


You make a very good point.  Another user suggested off-list that 
shortening the text within the brackets I.E [Loadstone] to [Ls] might be a 
good idea.

What do others think?  I'm all for implementing something that will work 
for the majority of list subscribers!

Monty

  On Mon, 19 Mar 2007, Geoff Waaler wrote:

> Greetings Monty and list,
>
> Personally I find the list name at the beginning of the subject line
> extremely useful.  Like most, I receive lots of spam, hence if I don't
> recognize a name or subject the note is gone without ever being opened.  So
> if someone newly subscribes to the list and chooses a subject line such as:
> "east bound trouble" their note aint getting read.  I suppose the cure is to
> filter this list into its own directory, but I will miss the list name being
> appended to the subject line and since I don't want to filter relatively low
> traffic lists will likely not read a number of future posts as a result of
> these changes.
>
> Take care.
> Geoff
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <monty at loadstone-gps.com>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Monday, March 19, 2007 7:26 AM
> Subject: Loadstone mailing list changes
>
>
> Hello All,
>
> It has been brought to my attention that certain aspects of the way the
> mailing list is configured conflicts with optomum conditions for the list
> to be efficiently used by subscribers using some PDA's and mobile phones.
>
> To attempt to improve the experience for these subscribers, I have made
> some configuration alterations to the list.  Hopefully most of these
> changes will not affect most users but if there is a problem please let me
> know.
>
> In an effort to help ensure an entire subject line fits on to some E-mail
> client's  mail index, I have removed the "[Loadstone]" from the subject
> line of list messages.  If you are using a E-mail role or filter to
> redirect list traffic please alter your rule to key on incoming messages
> containing the list address: "loadstone at loadstone-gps.com".
>
> If this does end up hindering more than helping, please let me know!
>
> Best regards,
>   Monty
>
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