newsgroup vs. mailing list

Alex Rice alex at
Mon Oct 27 17:11:45 EST 2003

On Oct 27, 2003, at 12:01 PM, Alex Rice wrote:

> Now it also appears that some people (eric hansen?) are hitting reply 
> to a list message, then changing the topic *entirely*, as a shortcut 
> for composing a new topic message to the list. This looks bad in a 
> threaded view because based on the in-reply-to headers, it's thread, 
> but the message content does not make a coherent thread.

Or it could be Eric isn't doing anything unusual, just that's 
message threading is wonky. :-)

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