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Re: Subject Namimg Convention anyone?

From: Peter S Galbraith
Subject: Re: Subject Namimg Convention anyone?
Date: Mon, 10 May 2004 12:12:36 -0400

Mark Elston <address@hidden> wrote:

> OK.  I'm starting to get annoyed with the SPAM starting to show up in
> this newsgroup.  Since this is an unmoderated group could we all agree
> to use a naming convention for posting to allow us to easily weed out
> the wheat from the chaff?
> Perhaps something like [SRC] at the beginning of the Subject for
> source postings and [DISC] for discussions/questions/etc?

Please don't.  I hate those tags.
>                                                            That would
> put relevant posts at the top of the list in most newsreaders and we
> can easily select and delete all other posts.  Or we could filter out
> all posts that don't begin with the agreed strings.

I read it as a maling list, and it's maintainers could certainly filter
SPAM before it gets redistributed.  That would be a better solution,
since we wouldn't see the spam to begin with.


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