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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.

    :0
    * ^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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