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Re: (Fwd) Re: new Semantic Web Interest Group (SWIG) home list, se

From: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2005 12:01:01 +0100
Message-Id: <e9696bba54dcda2c7ad8dd80fed3e0c5@bblfish.net>
Cc: www-rdf-interest@w3.org, Frank Manola <fmanola@acm.org>
To: "John Fletcher" <J.P.Fletcher@aston.ac.uk>

I don't understand. In order to properly automate the sorting
of your e-mail into different boxes you should use a good
mail tool such as the cross plaform thunderbird

   <http://www.mozilla.org/products/thunderbird/>

or Mail.app, or numerous others. You don't need to know anything
about RDF. Each e-mail is composed of long headers such as the
following, which are usually hidden to end users, but which a
good tool will make visible.

On 7 Feb 2005, at 11:29, John Fletcher wrote:
> Date sent:      	Fri, 04 Feb 2005 15:57:06 -0500
> From:           	Frank Manola <fmanola@acm.org>
> To:             	Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>
> Copies to:      	www-rdf-interest@w3.org
> Subject:        	Re: (Fwd) Re: new Semantic Web Interest Group (SWIG) 
> home list, se
> Forwarded by:   	www-rdf-interest@w3.org
> Date forwarded: 	Fri, 04 Feb 2005 20:50:00 +0000

You can then create rules that will sort your mail based on
the content of those headers. Each mailing list usually has a
header that is very specific to all mails it sends out.

For example above you can create a rule that places your mail
into your SWIG mailbox if it contains the Forwarded by header
containing the string www-rdf-interest@w3.org

Asking the group to prefix each mail title with a [SWIG:] is not
very reliable for the reasons you yourself noted, namely that
those letters can appear in mail from completely different groups.

Use the right tools. There are many available excellent ones
available.

Henry Story
Received on Monday, 7 February 2005 11:01:33 GMT

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