[mythtv-users] Mailinglist usage ?
erland_i at hotmail.com
Fri Mar 2 05:31:55 UTC 2007
> On 28 Feb 2007, at 20:15, Scott Alfter wrote:
>> Erland Isaksson wrote:
>>> and the only thing I want to be able to do
>>> is answering a question once in a while. I could of course just
>>> the question by sending a completely new mail to the mailing list
>> In order to read the question, you would first have to have
>> received it. Since
>> you've received it, why wouldn't you just reply to it?
> I think the assumption is that he's read the message on Gossamer,
> that he's not subscribed.
Yes this is it, I am today reading the messages on Gossamer, but the
problem is if I like to answer on something.
It feels a bit stupid to subscribe all the time when I only read the one
or two times a month and then I often use search to find the thing I am
looking after. There is no chance I will read every post that comes in,
there is to many posts on this list is compared to the time I am willing
to spend reading them.
The ideal solution for me would be if Gossamer made it possible to click
on an "answer to post" link when looking at a message. If this was
possible I could subscribe be able to post answers but I could turn of
the mail delivery and only do the reading on Gossamer.
According to the answers so far I understand that you all subscribe all
the time and have filters that puts the messages in a separate folder
and maybe also have this folder configured to delete mails older than 30
I'm running my own mail server, so I am already using postfix to put the
mails in a separate folder which works pretty good, so I think it would
be quite easy to also add some script as suggested that deletes old
mails. It is really no problem to store all the mails, it just feels a
bit stupid to do so when I know I am never going to read most of the
I guess the main issue is that I am not used to the mailing list
handling and felt that I might be missing some smart way of handling it.
But as it seems there is no clever tricks besides that you don't have to
save old posts.
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