SPUG:mailman backward compatibility

Michael R. Wolf MichaelRunningWolf at att.net
Tue Jan 21 11:25:09 CST 2003

I detect changes in the mailman messages.

The trailer says: 
    POST TO: spug-list at mail.pm.org

But I, and others, have succeeded with the previous, simpler address
    spug-list at pm.org

Is there a reason to advertise the longer address?  If not, having the
shorter one makes the procmail-like filters easier, and backward

On a similar note, the subject tag is now "SPUG:".  Previously, it had
a trailing space.  Replacing it would increase backward compatibility.
And, I tend to like my colons to breathe!  :-)

As in life, coding, and the universe, there's a balance point here

    Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not one bit
      -- Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955), (attributed)

    A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by
    little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
      -- Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882), Self-Reliance

Michael R. Wolf
    All mammals learn by playing!
        MichaelRunningWolf at att.net

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