is it possible to auto-detect mailing list?

Francesco Ariis fa-ml at
Fri Apr 20 22:56:05 UTC 2018

On Fri, Apr 20, 2018 at 10:46:17PM +0800, Yubin Ruan wrote:
> Most mailing lists emails have several sepecial headers, for example,
> "Mailing-List" and "X-Mailing-List". Is it possible to mark those emails as
> subscribed (as if we have used `subscribe list at' in .muttrc), such
> that there is a 'L' flag showing up in the index?

Hello Yubin,
    not a real answer unfortunately, but I guess the main reason this has
not been implemented is because there are two commands in mutt,
`subscribe` and plain `lists`, and deciding which-is-which cannot be
done by simply checking the headers

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