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My method, matching the Sender: header or whicher is appropriate to the
list, is still superior. It is cleaner and easier to understand, and
doesn't depend on mysterious macros. I notice your macro doesn't handle
"Sender: " fields.

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* ^Sender:.*owner-linux-kernel@vger.rutgers.edu
linux-kernel

Jonathan

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On Thu, 1 Jul 1999, Mike A. Harris wrote:

> On Thu, 1 Jul 1999, Riley Williams wrote:
>
> > > # Store linux kernel messages into a different folder.
> > > :0:
> > > * ^TOlinux-kernel@vger
> > > LINUX-KERNEL
> >
> >As written, that should miss EVERY message. The probable correct
> >version thereof would be...
>
> Nope. That rule has worked for eons. Pay close attention to the
> syntax: It uses "TO" and not "To" which is completely different.
>
> The "TO" is a special procmail macro, and this recipe was
> constructed with care from the procmail documentation.
>
> > Q> * ^TO.*linux-kernel@vger
> >
> >...but that will only catch emails with linux-kernel in the TO list,
> >not those with it in the CC or BCC lists - nor, for that matter, those
> >with "To" lines instead of "TO" lines - both regularly occur. OK, you
> >can add a set to catch the "To", "CC" and "Cc" versions thereof, but
> >not the BCC version...
>
> No, the "TO" macro catches all of that. You're probably just not
> familiar with procmail's special macros. I've used "TOmailinglist"
> on several lists with no trouble at all.
>
> Just so you don't have to hunt through docs, here is the
> documentation on the "TO" macro which is from the procmailrc
> manpage:
>
> MISCELLANEOUS
> If the regular expression contains `^TO' it will be sub-
> stituted by `(^((Original-)?(Resent-)?(To|Cc|Bcc)|(X-
> Envelope|Apparently(-Resent)?)-To):(.*[^a-zA-Z])?)', which
> should catch all destination specifications.
>
> So you can see, it covers all the cases that you mention, and
> many more. It is fantastic for nailing a list down easily.
>
> Take care!
> TTYL
>
>
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