[CentOS] Threading and CentOS mailing list digest

Nicolas Thierry-Mieg Nicolas.Thierry-Mieg at imag.fr
Fri Apr 17 19:54:18 UTC 2009


David G. Miller wrote:
> What is happening is I get the CentOS mailing list in digest form.  That 
> is, I get one e-mail each day with all of the previous day's posts.  If 
> I notice a topic that I feel I can contribute to, I cut and paste an 
> appropriate e-mail from the digest and "reply" to the list setting the 
> subject appropriately (i.e., "Re: <original subject>).  This is somewhat 
> of a pain but it is more than made up for by the convenience of getting 
> the list traffic in digest form.
> 
> Your complaint is the first I've heard that this creates a problem for 
> anyone.  Unfortunately, I don't see a way to set the "in reply to" mail 
> header element though T-Bird.  If anyone has a reasonable (meaning 
> doesn't take significantly more of my time than my current approach) 
> alternative, I'm more than wiling to change how I'm posting.  Giving up 
> getting the list traffic in digest form is not acceptable.

not sure, but can't you reply to individual messages if your digest is 
in MIME (rather than plain text)?


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