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Re: Subject Namimg Convention anyone?

From: Kevin Rodgers
Subject: Re: Subject Namimg Convention anyone?
Date: Mon, 10 May 2004 10:39:21 -0600
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Mark Elston 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?  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.

There is already a convention:

Subject: foo.el
Subject: foo.el 1.2
Subject: foo.el 1.2 --- Frobnicate oedipal ouvre, with font-lock support

Only sources are appropriate in gnu.emacs.sources; discussion belongs in

Kevin Rodgers

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