[Mailman-Users] users object to [listname] prefix

John Viega John at list.org
Thu Jul 29 20:38:58 CEST 1999

Most people will prefer it, since it will help them visually filter
their mailbox more easily.  That was added after many real users asked
for the feature.

On Thu, Jul 29, 1999 at 09:12:34AM -0700, James Strickland wrote:
> I just switched our internal lists over to Mailman (yay!!!!) without
> making an announcement on the list.  The switch went smoothly, once I
> figured out how to get the old archives into mbox format!
> There are now a lot of messages on the list, however, objecting to the
> [listname] prefix taking up "valuable subject line space".  I suspect
> all of these people are using Microsoft products... anyway, has anyone
> else had this experience?  Has anyone explicitly commended the use of the
> [listname] prefix?  I personally like it, and don't want to change
> anything.  The list has ~500 subscribers, and 5 have so far complained.
> I could just ignore them... any thoughts?
> --
> James Strickland
> Perforce Software
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