From: Katharine Thayer (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 01/16/03-02:19:35 AM Z
I also like to be able to quickly sort messages on either the sender or
the subject; a tag would hinder that sorting ability.
Katharine Thayer wrote:
> Marco Milazzo wrote:
> > Can this list include some simple identifying tag like [alt-photo] in either
> > the "From" or "Subject" lines? I think it would help organize things for
> > all of us.
> Don't speak for me; I like it just the way it is, and hope there's no
> way or will to change it. Like many busy listmembers, I don't read
> everything that comes across the list but only the subjects that I think
> I can contribute something to and the discussions that I find
> particularly interesting. So I want to be able to delete at a glance
> posts about kallitype or daguerrotype or other processes I don't do, and
> discussions that don't interest me, like about Thomas Kinkade and
> micturition. I also want to be able to choose what to read according to
> who sent it. There are a few people whose posts I always read, even if
> it's on a subject I wouldn't otherwise look at, because they always seem
> to have something useful or interesting or even profound to say (though
> they unfortunately don't post frequently). So I want both the subject
> and the sender clearly visible at a glance.
> I belong to two lists that do include a tag that identifies the list in
> the heading; on one of them the tag totally obscure the subject line; in
> the other the tag totally obscures the sender line, as I look at the
> list of new mail in my inbox. For one of the lists it's okay because the
> entire membership of that list is me and my seven siblings and I read
> everything that comes across that list, but I find that I delete
> unopened most of the posts for the other one rather than taking the time
> to open each one to see what it is. My 2cents.
> Katharine Thayer
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