On 2018-08-10 at 08:29, Rich Kulawiec wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 10, 2018 at 11:46:12AM -0000, Dan Purgert wrote:
>> Not familiar with procmail.  A quick perusal of the manpage seems
>> to indicate this is a local mail "processor" for sorting things, as
>> opposed to say something on the mailserver itself?
> Correct.  Procmail uses a set of rules to decide what to go with messages
> presented to it; those rules are usually based on the contents of message
> headers, but don't have to be.  For example, for this mailing list:
>       :0:
>         * ^X-Mailing-List:.*<debian-user@lists.debian.org>
>         /home/rsk/linux/debian-user
> Translating, this means that any message which has the specified header
> will be appended to the file named in the last line.  (It would be nice
> if the debian lists complied with RFC 2919 by using List-Id, but at least
> this header works and is consistent throughout.)

Hm? The Debian mailing lists I'm on *do* have List-Id; that's how I
filter them into folders on my end, although I do it via Thunderbird's
built-in filtering mechanism rather than via procmail.

   The Wanderer

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one
persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all
progress depends on the unreasonable man.         -- George Bernard Shaw

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