Identifying messages in a thread (was: Please keep the full address)

D'Arcy J.M. Cain darcy at
Thu Mar 6 17:47:07 CET 2008

On Thu, 6 Mar 2008 07:58:06 -0800 (PST)
Carl Banks <pavlovevidence at> wrote:
> > I don't want to have to tag every thread.  I just want to *plonk*
> > certain posters.
> >
> > Anyway, I'll live with Google's failings I guess.
> Sounds like you need better filtering.
> A decent news filter should be able not only kill a poster, but also
> all followups to that poster recursively.

Actually, I am reading this as a mailing list and since I run Unix and
procmail I am sure that I could set something up if it really starts to
be annoying.  So far the simple filters deal with all but a smattering
of problem postings so I don't need to expend the time.

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