to the list owner(s)

Derek Broughton derek at
Mon Apr 6 01:44:16 UTC 2009

Matthew Flaschen wrote:

> I don't exactly see why it matters who archives their mail permanently ,
> and who doesn't.  The issue here is filtering the mail as it first comes
> in.  Any competent email program, online or offline, can filter list
> mail.  What you then do with the list mail is your choice.  You can scan
> it and delete uninteresting mail immediately.  You can save it to read
> later.  You can read and answer everything immediately (if you're very
> unwise).  And it's your choice what to do with the mail when you're done
> with it.

In fact, with most competent mail programs, you could be a real PITA by
having your filter _insert_ [Kubuntu-users] into every email you received. 
And then having your replies mess up the threading of recipients who are
relying on the subject line...


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