adding [markdown] to the email subject lines for markdown-discuss

John Gruber gruber at
Sat Jul 8 01:42:29 EDT 2006

Sam Joseph <srjoseph at> wrote on 7/8/06 at 11:16 AM:

> The [mailing-list-name] subject line addition is used in lots of

> places. Is there a reason that some people don't like it? Subject line

> gets too long?

I personally find it distracting and unnecessary. For the lists
I'm subscribed to that do this, I set up filters in my email
client to strip these Subject-line prefixes out.


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