[CentOS] How to reply to a digest

David McGuffey davidmcguffey at verizon.net
Thu Jun 11 23:28:29 UTC 2009

On Thu, 2009-06-11 at 12:00 -0400, centos-request at centos.org wrote:
> Message: 45
> Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2009 13:48:25 +0200
> From: "M. Fioretti" <mfioretti at nexaima.net>
     1. Subject: Re: [CentOS] How to reply to a digest
> To: centos at centos.org
> Message-ID: <20090611114825.GD2499 at nexaima.net>
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> On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 07:42:28 AM -0400, David McGuffey wrote:
> > So...what is the appropriate way to respond when one is receiving
> > the digest version?
> It probably is to automatically split the digest into the original,
> separate message as soon as it arrives, using procmail or
> formail. Search for "procmail split digests" and you'll find
> several explanations.
> This said, I really have to ask: do whatever you like as long as you
> don't break threads but... why on Earth do you use digests? Are you
> with an ISP which limits how many messages you can receive per day?
> That's the only valid reasons I've ever read for digests in ~15 years
> of email usage...
> Just curious,
>                 Marco Fioretti
I'll go back and see if I can change from digest to individual e-mail
mode.  Then use some Evolution rules to put the e-mails into a separate


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