>My MacOSX Mail application cannot sort mail from here into the right
Then you must not be doing it right. Any message coming
through the list has in the headers:
I haven't had a problem with sorting on that with any tool that I
While I see how some people may want to have some special identifier
in the Subject of the message, I think the claims that they can't get
things auto-sorted are exagerations. More often it's the case
they don't want to auto-sort, but be able to quickly pick things out
of their unsorted incoming message list.
Getting the Subject line tags right can be a problem too. Some clients
mess up various replies so you get things like
Re: [info-cyrus] RE: [info-cyrus] FWD:Re: [info-cyrus] put on the subject line.