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Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Sat Sep 16 16:18:46 EDT 2006

Dar Scott wrote:

> On Sep 16, 2006, at 11:18 AM, Mark Wieder wrote:
>> Friday, September 15, 2006, 1:52:31 PM, you wrote:
>>> Ya know what would be nice for us Digest users? A link in each
>>> message to reply to that message. Otherwise I have to build the reply
>>> using copy paste. Just a thought. I don't mind copy pasting the
>>> quoted text, but at least an address and a Re: <subject here> would
>>> help.
>> Not sure what you're referring to here. To reply to the list I just
>> hit my "Reply" button. Maybe you need a different email client app.
> And how does that Reply button know what part of the digest I want to  
> reply to.  That is, what subject to put into the reply.  Does it know  
> what part of the digest is in front of me or where I have selected?   
> The last I used a digest (maybe last century), a digest was just an  
> email.  Is it somehow smart nowadays?
> As in the the chainsaw joke, "What's that noise?!!!"
> I liked Robert's idea, but I have a feeling we are missing something.

Maybe we could turn the problem inside-out:
It shouldn't be too hard to toss together a lil' Rev stack that displays 
the list archives and handles setting up reply emails.

The archives are here:

A little UI, a couple libURL calls, and it's done....

  Richard Gaskin
  Managing Editor, revJournal
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