i agree and i vote for #4
Dennis Saputelli

JaMi Smith wrote:
> 
> Guys and Gals,
> 
> It looks like this list is going to get very very busy here in the next few
> weeks with all of the various threads that are going to be popping up with
> DXP, and the ongoing fun with 99 SE.
> 
> I was wondering whether or not we all might want to do ourselves a favor and
> come up with some kind of convention that will help us track the "subject"
> of a thread that we are trying to follow, while at the same time not miss
> something important and help someone who has a problem and needs some help,
> just because of the clutter of messages.
> 
> I would therefore pose the following to the members of the forum to
> stimulate discussion on an acceptable solution.
> 
> 1. ) Do nothing - just live with everything as it is.
> 
> 2. ) Offload everything related to DXP to the "Protel Development Fourm"
> list. I myself do not think that this is the answer, but maybe that is what
> the rest of you want to do.
> 
> 3. ) Create a DXP Users Forum and move all DXP related stuff there. Again,
> not my preference, as I believe that DXP and 99SE may be to closely
> intertwined.
> 
> 4. ) Prefix the "SUBJECT" field of all messages with either a 1 or 3 letter
> PREFIX which would immediately identify it as either P99 of DXP related, for
> example, in the subject line: "P99 - Mouse Bug"; or "DXP - Mouse Bug Still
> Here", or possibly using only one letter: P - Mouse Bug"; or "D - Mouse Bug
> Still Here" (I know, everybody just loves my example, come on, its a joke!).
> Actually, we probably don't even need the " - " after the 1 or 3 letters if
> we just leave a space before the actual subject. This "initial indicator" of
> a either 1 or a few letters would let everyone know which product the email
> applied to, so that they could skip it if they were not interested. Most
> importantly, this would not take up too much room in the "subject line", and
> yet at the same time it would allow messages to be sorted by Product in the
> "subject field".
> 
> Food for thought.
> 
> JaMi
> 


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