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Re: Admin query

as i wrote before that i too am unhappy with the arrangment
and did write to the admin, just recieved this reply;

no, I won't clutter the list up with that nonsense. Learn to use the mail
filter functions in your email client.

i've written him back that i do not understand how having a subject header 
clutter, for me having a header would help with spam riddance.

hmmmmmm ?????


Scott Carr wrote:

> Yes, it's a sensible request, but the one person who could change a
> simple listserv configuration file thinks doing so is unhip and enables
> morons. After all, Yahoo does this, and we all know that the unwashed
> have ruined the internet by trying to make it too EASY.
> Really it's the only thing I don't like about this list. The signal to
> noise ratio is fairly low, people are generally kind and helpful, trolls
> are shown the door fairly quickly, and there is lots of information
> passed around about all things looping related.
> I know fully well how to use mail filters and do use them for some
> purposes, but I prefer for all of my music related e-mail to go to my
> inbox. As my account gets more and more spam e-mails that have subject
> lines that resemble some of the subject lines for this list it becomes
> increasingly difficult to sort out threads.
> So thank you for bringing this up. You shouldn't have to appologize for
> revisiting old ground here when it is a persistant problem that annoys
> more than a few subscribers.
> Scott
> Paul Marshall wrote:
> >
> > Hi Loopers
> >
> > I am regularly unsubscribed by the from the list because I bounce 
>mails that
> > I believe to be spam. I use a prog called Mailwasher.  I receive maybe 
> > spam messages a day and I check them at the server to accept or bounce.
> >
> > Usually I can tell which are LD posts because it says so in the TO 
> > However when there is a post where LD is in the CC or one of a list of
> > recipients then it displays an unrecognisable e-mail addy and I bounce 
> > believing it to be someone wanting to enlarge my breasts or something 
> > LOL
> >
> > I scan my mails carefully before deleting but the volume of traffic, 
> > variety of subject headers and number of subscribers here means that 
> > can and do get deleted in error.  I was unsubscribed again tonight 
>when I
> > bounced the post from Jeff Lomas with the Subject of 'Accidental 
> > tomorrow' where LD was part of a list of addressees.  Mailwasher 
>showed the
> > first addressee only and I bounced it. I don't want to have to open 
> > mail to check obviously.
> >
> > Ok so I know this is a limitation of Mailwasher but is anyone else 
> > this difficulty.  All of the other fora I participate in to varying 
> > have some sort of a header to identify [Loopers-delight] kind of 
>thing.  I
> > understand that this isn't a yahoo group and different approaches 
> >
> > Anyone have a workaround or a best way?
> >
> > I'm still ruminating on the percussionist loopers thread, thanks to 
>all for
> > the replies, I'll post again tomorrow.  Love the forum guys.  Cheers.
> > Thanks Kim
> >
> > Paul
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