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Re: [Orgmode] Re: should the mail list be splitted resp. sub-tagged ?

From: Nick Dokos
Subject: Re: [Orgmode] Re: should the mail list be splitted resp. sub-tagged ?
Date: Tue, 04 Jan 2011 15:02:31 -0500

[Forgot to reply-all - sorry about that. Apologies to Robert for
 the duplicate email.]

Robert Pluim <address@hidden> wrote:

> Nick Dokos <address@hidden> writes:
> > Štěpán Němec <address@hidden> wrote:
> >
> >> FWIW, I do. Having [Org] (or anything, really) prepended to the subjects
> >> of _all_ mails coming from a list that is already uniquely identifiable
> >> (e.g. by its address) has no information value altogether (unlike
> >> [Babel], [PATCH] etc.) and only takes up the much precious Subject:
> >> header space.
> >> 
> >> I have never understood why anyone would like anything like that.
> >>
> >
> > Because I can scan my inbox at a glance and triage quickly. Here's what
> > I see (with mh-e in emacs as my reader):
> >
> (disclaimer: I've been seeing this argument for the best part of 20
> years, I doubt I'm bringing anything new to the table, but I feel
> strongly about it)
> Triage is for *computers* to do, they're much better at it than humans.

You are kidding, right? How does the computer know what *I* need to do?

> Also, those markers in the subject are obnoxious and *really* annoying,
> and take up valuable screen space.  Please don't clutter up the org-mode
> emails for zero benefit.

It is *not* zero benefit to me.


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