Proliferation of Mailing Lists

Josef Karthauser joe at pavilion.net
Wed Jul 19 00:56:44 BST 2000


On Tue, Jul 18, 2000 at 09:45:42PM +0100, Neil Ford wrote:
> I can see Lee's reasoning about having lists for the regions but I would urge
> against that as that'll mean having to monitor all the regional lists just in
> case there is something going on somewhere where someone might be on business.
> Much easier to use [TAGS] in the subject lines. Less chance of things occuring
> in isolation that way too.

In general people don't like [TAGS] in their email.  When I set this
list up we had a [freebsd-users] tag added to each subject line.  It
was removed very quickly with extreme prejudge because the readership
didn't like it.

Joe




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