I think it's a good idea to solve this with some keywords. I can't image that
an extra list will help to reduce the traffic as usualy both lists sometimes
will be used to discuss or post problems (some people are quite
impatient and post to all possible/available lists).
We might define some keywords or abbreviations like
ANN for announcement
BUG for bug-reports
PAT for patch
This should be enough...
On Fre, 05 Jan 2001 you wrote:
> Just a simple suggestion, why not just include a keyword like "ANNOUNCE" in the subject line and if you don't want anything but those then just filter the rest to the trash.
> I no it doesn't reduce the bandwidth of messages but it could solve this issue if those posting announcements use the keyword.
> Just my 2 cents.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Henning Meier-Geinitz firstname.lastname@example.org
> Sent: Thu, 4 Jan 2001 22:23:54 +0100
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: Announcement list
> On Thu, Jan 04, 2001 at 03:45:45PM -0500, Laurent Duperval wrote:
> > Is it possible to only have a list for announcements?
> Can you organize such a list or point us to a resource which provides
> such lists (spam-proof etc.)?
> On the other hand really important announces for SANE (new versions,
> development snapshots, major changes) are posted on
> www.mostang.com/sane/ so you may use a service that checks the website
> for changes once a day or so.
> If you are interested in the changes that happen in the CVS you can
> subscribe to sane-commit (see
> What announcements do you want to see? Only SANE itsself or also for new
> backend and frontend versions?
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