[SDL] Subject line contains but there's X-Been-There header as well - so what?

Sylvain Beucler beuc at beuc.net
Wed Dec 19 12:32:53 PST 2007

On Wed, Dec 19, 2007 at 03:16:09PM -0500, Simon Roby wrote:
> On Dec 19, 2007 2:55 PM, Gregory Smith <wolfy at treellama.org> wrote:
> > On Wed, 19 Dec 2007, Simon Roby wrote:
> >
> > > I wouldn't agree on the removal of the [SDL] prefix in the subject
> > > field, because (as far as I know) Gmail has no way of filtering mail
> > > according to headers.
> >
> > It doesn't support punctuation either, so it was mis-filtering a lot of my
> > stuff when I was filtering on [SDL] in the subject. I have to filter on
> > To: sdl at lists.libsdl.org to get it to work right. Come on, gmail :(
> Just remembered that I do the same (ie. filter on the To field).
> So I take back what I said about removing the [SDL] prefix. In fact I agree.

I don't filter my inbox and I find it quite useful to have [SDL], so I
can quickly identify what's the mail is about and see if I should read
it. It doesn't hurt letting it stay so I disagree with removing it.


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