Showing "ADS-L" in message subjects

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Thu May 25 19:16:34 UTC 2006

Thanks, Jesse; I will set my preference so.  (If I'd known I could do
this myself, I would not have sent my earlier request for the list
server to do it.)


At 5/25/2006 10:00 AM, you wrote:
>---------------------- Information from the mail header
>Sender:       American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
>Poster:       Jesse Sheidlower <jester at PANIX.COM>
>Subject:      Showing "ADS-L" in message subjects
>In that past, we've discussed the possibility of displaying
>the name of the list in the subject line of postings. We had
>concluded that it was not possible to do it on an individual
>basis, and suggested that people use filtering options with their
>mail program based on the sender's address (i.e. the listserv
>address) if they needed to route ADS mail elsewhere.
>In fact it is trivially easy to add the list name ("ADS-L") to
>message subjects. Simply send e-mail to the listserv at
>containing only the line
>and from then on all list mail will have "[ADS-L]" in the subject
>line, before the actual subject. You can then use it to filter
>automatically or mentally, as you prefer.
>I can change this setting for you as well, but this should not
>be necessary.
>Jesse Sheidlower
>co-listowner, ADS-L
>The American Dialect Society -

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