[CentOS] [OT] Message-ID Threading w/Subject Append Example -- WAS: pine rpm for centos 4

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Tue Nov 22 17:09:39 UTC 2005

On Tue, 2005-11-22 at 08:22 -0600, Aleksandar Milivojevic wrote:
> Quoting "Bryan J. Smith" <thebs413 at earthlink.net>:
> > Look at all the changes in the discussion.  By threading by Message-ID,
> > the subject can be appended (or even pre-pended with the RE/WAS combo)
> > and let browsers find the relevant section rather quickly.
> There's couple of problems here:
> Not all mail/news readers track exclusevly via Message-ID, References and
> In-Reply-To headers.  Some don't even generate/update optional References and
> In-Reply-To.  Some will start brand new thread each time Subject changes, even
> if they otherwise follow References and In-Reply-To.
> Whenever you changed subject line, you went totally off-topic (meaning, you
> should have not posted to the list at all).  Please, don't generate 
> chaos. While chaos might be natural state of universe, it shouldn't be 
> the natural
> state of this particular mailing list.
sounds like a Bill Maher new rule.



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