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Re: Email filters


I just add "loopers-delight.com" to the filter field "Has the words".  Works fine for me.  But to answer your question, no, it doesn't seem to allow you to define a filter on the X-Loop header. 


On 4/13/07, Matthias Grob <matthias@grob.org> wrote:
I am just moving to Gmail due to its fantastic spam filter

but it does not have the X-Loop option for filter, just From, To, Subject


>Note that the X-Loop field isn't just Bill's stuff, it's all of the
>Looper's Delight list.  For whatever reason, it seems that most folks
>don't know that it's there.  Maybe a blurb on the LD website would be
>appropriate.  (Though, for all I know it may already be mentioned on
>the LD site.)
>On 12/10/06, Sean Onion <sean@zwieble.com> wrote:
>>Thanks Bill.  I was tripped up reading the solution offered at first;
>>that is, add the field "X-Looper" to the filter and put
>>"Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com" in that field.  I honestly thought
>>that X-Looper was some secret code for this discussion thread!  20 years
>>in IT and I'm still learning...  Anyway, you might want to put together
>>a blurb or disclaimer on your messages that explain the whole BCC and
>>X-Loopers solution for filtering your emails; that would leave you the
>>freedom of changing subject and content without anyone losing your
>>emails.  My original boggle was that it looked like something I want to
>>see (I do) and my spam routines identified it as junk.  Thanks, BTW, for
>>the excellent broadcasts!
>>Bill Fox wrote:
>>>  Perhaps some of the problem with the messages I send is because
>>>  (1) Loopers Delight is in my address book's list called "EM Playlist
>>>  Distribution."
>>>  (2) I send playlists to the "EM Playlist Distribution" list as blind
>>>  copies (Bcc:) in order to preserve individuals' identities, which
>>>  means that Loopers is not in the To: field.
>>>  Thunderbird ought to help you filter stuff well enough for the results
>>>  you desire.  To aid that, I *always* format the Subject: field of my
>>>  playlists to allow filtering in case a Loopers member wants to can my
>>>  stuff.  The Subject: field ALWAYS starts out:
>>>  "Galactic Travels Playlist for" with the rest varying according to the
>>>  date and show number.  Plus, there should be plenty of non-changing
>>>  content in the playlists to help you filter them out.
>>>  Cheers,
>>>  Bill


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