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Re: Subject Namimg Convention anyone?

From: Mark Elston
Subject: Re: Subject Namimg Convention anyone?
Date: Mon, 10 May 2004 19:27:57 -0000
User-agent: Xnews/5.03.24

Kevin Rodgers <address@hidden> wrote in news:409FB039.6060301

> 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?
> > ...
> 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

OK.  Yeah, I knew that but I was really looking for something a little 
more amenable to automation.  I suppose this is easy enough to recognize 
by sight but is a little harder to describe in a filter file (I use XNews).

Sorry for the original rant but when more than 50% of the messages in the
newsgroup are spam I get a little testy.


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