[Chad Perrin <perrin / apotheon.com>, 2007-09-07 15.23 CEST]
> On Fri, Sep 07, 2007 at 04:43:40AM +0900, Carlos wrote:
> > [Chad Perrin <perrin / apotheon.com>, 2007-09-05 16.10 CEST]
> > [...]
> > >   2. I can munge the subject line before it hits my inbox using tools
> > >   available to me as a FreeBSD user -- tools including Ruby, procmail,
> > >   Perl, and other options.  This would suit *me* perfectly, but because I
> > >   tend to be more courteous than that, I won't take that approach.  I'm
> > >   sure you'd all love to see every message I send to the list suddenly
> > >   start appearing with [Rb] at the beginning of the subject line.  Also,
> > >   the fact I can do this doesn't address the preferences of others who
> > >   may be using more crippled MUAs and OS platforms.
> > 
> > Just add, in your .procmailrc, a rule to add a header "X-Label: ruby-talk"
> > to all messages from this list. Then, in your .muttrc, add "%?y?[%y]?"
> > somewhere in your index_format variable (before %s is a good place).
> 
> I imagine that'd be aesthetically kind of noxious, with the way only one
> mailing list would have the tag outside the subject line and the rest of
> them would have it in the subject line,

If they are next to each other, and starting on the same column, I don't
know how you can tell the difference.

> and the way it would be repeated
> even on later emails in the thread -- but maybe I'll develop a taste for
> it.

Just use %Y instead of %y.

> At least one good thing has come from this thread: my complacency about
> the suboptimal (for me) arrangement of the subject line has been shaken
> up a bit, and I'm experimenting with ways to fix the problem again.

Great.

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