newsgroup vs. mailing list
alex at mindlube.com
Tue Oct 28 02:51:27 EST 2003
On Oct 28, 2003, at 12:27 AM, James Richards wrote:
> What is the effect of those of us who receive the digest and hit
> 'Reply to'
> and then edit subject line? If we don't edit the subject line it gets
> useless unedited heading, and anyway the Reply to header must foul up
> chance of threading.
Not sure what happens.
> I wonder why threading is done that way when so often congruence of
> line is the desired basis of threading. And presumable the situation
> be just as bad if someone on the digest list simply created a new
> email from
You got me thinking- If anyone out there is writing a new mail client-
please make it have a message-digest-aware reply feature. It should be
able to pick out the subject line and message-id based on how far into
the digest you have scrolled!
Alex Rice <alex at mindlube.com> | Mindlube Software |
what a waste of thumbs that are opposable
to make machines that are disposable -Ani DiFranco
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