Policy News

Steven Bellovin smb at cs.columbia.edu
Wed Nov 18 19:27:46 UTC 2009

On Nov 18, 2009, at 2:13 PM, Matthew Dodd wrote:

> I think he meant being able to easily delete an entire thread of emails, like you might be able to if you were using Gmail.

Yup, precisely.

> Sadly I don't know of any feature that does this in Mail.app, but you can always make a Smart Mailbox with the rule Any Recipient : Contains : "nanog at merit.edu" and delete things within that mailbox.

Or a rule to at least mark the messages as read.  I can do that -- I do do that, for threads that have gotten too annoying for too long, but it takes many mouse clicks to add each new offending subject line.

		--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb

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