Subject: Re: Mail list envelope sender address
To: Chris G Demetriou <>
From: None <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/11/1996 17:03:15
On Mon, 11 Nov 1996, Chris G Demetriou wrote:

> Why, of all things, are you filtering based on envelope addresses?
> That's bad and, as you've seen, not dependable.

	Its difficult to do otherwise - to filter netbsd maillist mail 
	into a given folder using procmail there appears to be three
	obvious options:

    * TO.*@(|

	Wrong - includes mail to (Ok, I'm unlikely to get
	many like that,	but when I do I want it in my inbox not my netbsd
	lists folder :) Plus mail to a will not be
	picked up. (People send stuff like that sometimes)

    * ^TO(current-users|gnats-bugs|netbsd-bugs|netbsd-help|\
    [ ... etc etc etc ... ]|

	Uck... uck, uck, uck. And still misses mail to a

    * ^Sender:.*-owner@NetBSD.ORG

	Picks up all the lists, no more, no less. When the list
	server is changed then I may have to update my procmailrc.. but
	on balance it seems the best option...

	Apologies if I've missed something - if anyone knows a better way
	_please_ fill me in!

		David/abs	david@{,,}

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