Loadstone mailing list changes

Charlie Richardson charlieofalbany at hotmail.com
Mon Mar 19 23:28:42 GMT 2007


Initials like LS might slip by if the name of the sender isn't recognizable.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: <monty at loadstone-gps.com>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Monday, March 19, 2007 9:52 AM
Subject: Re: Loadstone mailing list changes


> 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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