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On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 2:20 PM, Larry Gusaas <>wrote:

On 2010/11/23 12:25 PM  Kevin Vermeer wrote:

This only happens on this list, because every subject is prepended with
[tdf-discuss] and some replies get  Re: inserted after it while others
insert the Re: before the [tdf-discuss] token, leading to four kinds of
subjects like:

Once again I am glad that I follow this list as a newsgroup through gmane.
None of the post I get have [tdf-discuss] in the subject line.

As for the insertion of the Re:, that is determined by the email client.
Some insert it before, some after [tdf-discuss].

Why does gmane remove it?  It's clearly a part of the subject, if you look
at the original headers.   Is filtering with tokens in square brackets a
standardized or recommended practice?  If so, I'll submit a bug report to
the gmail team, and that will be the end of it.

However, gmane is the only client I'm aware of that handles it in a special
way (based on the gmail web interface and Mozilla Thunderbird and Apple Mail
tools).  If the action it takes is to strip it, then why bother in the first
Kevin Vermeer

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