Bad subject idea (was: [sword-devel] [flashcards] Re: [jsword-devel] FlashCards)

john loo sword-devel@crosswire.org
Thu, 1 Apr 2004 09:11:41 -0600


sorry. i thought i was trying to help. i feel terrible about it. sorry 
again
On Thursday, Apr 1, 2004, at 07:15 US/Central, Hugo van der Kooij wrote:

> On Thu, 1 Apr 2004, Daniel Glassey wrote:
>
> ....
>
>> Why would you need to? Iiuir what you do is add a [flashcards] prefix 
>> to
>> your message subject for flashcards messages etc, then if people
>> receiving the list want to filter flashcards messages differently from
>> other jsword-devel messages then they can.
>>
>> Hmmm ... sounds like a very good idea for sword-devel ;)
>
> It makes the real subject almost unreadable. This message showed up as:
>
>    135 Apr  1 Daniel Glassey      (4155) [sword-devel] [flashcards] 
> Re: [jsword
>
> As you see not much room left for any usefull information regarding the
> subject.
>
> I suggest people use a sane description in their subject line so one 
> can
> see easily what the message is about.
>
> Hugo.
>
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