[Mailman-Users] Automatic subscription based on e-mail subject
rdiezmail-temp2 at yahoo.de
Thu Jan 31 05:11:48 EST 2019
I have the following recurring problem with mailing lists all over the Internet: people do reply to my posts, by they do not address or copy
me in their replies. They send their e-mails only to the mailing list. Or they reply to the previous reply, and forget to copy the original
So I do not get a copy of the relevant messages straight away. If need to manually fish their answers from the web interface. If there is
one. And then composing e-mails is cumbersome. And the subject threading no longer works properly.
This problem has annoyed me (and other people on the Internet) for a long time.
I cannot subscribe to every mailing list I need to occasionally use. It's far too much. This e-mail is the perfect example of such a
If I need to subscribe in order to post a question, I turn off mail delivery straight away.
Getting a digest with all e-mails does not help either. Replying to a single e-mail in this mode is cumbersome too. Besides, I do not want
to manually skip other messages which do not interest me.
Other forum software has a nice feature for this scenario: If I post to a subject, I am automatically subscribed to that subject. I then get
an e-mail for any new posts with the same subject.
The "topic" feature in Mailman is different. Very few people use it. I need something based on the e-mail subject.
Is there any way to achieve that with Mailman?
Thanks in advance,
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