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

Rob Unsworth rob at unsworth.net
Tue Nov 22 17:33:04 UTC 2005

On Tue, 22 Nov 2005, Les Mikesell wrote:

> On Tue, 2005-11-22 at 09:52, Bryan J. Smith wrote:
> > > Not all mail/news readers track exclusevly via Message-ID,
> > > References and In-Reply-To headers.
> > 
> > So in other words, they decide to snub decades of Internet
> > standards.
> They are realistic about people's use of email.  They hit
> reply/reply-all to reply to the sender/group, not necessarily
> to the content of the previous message, and they change
> the subject line when it isn't relevant and they are changing
> the topic.  Please resume this argument when you have taught
> the rest of the world the value of the headers they can't
> see and some way to get the address list from a message
> without making an irrelevant In-Repy-To:.

Most graphical mail clients are broken because they mistakenly followed 
the outlook express model.

Perhaps you need to read RFC 2822. You may also find this email from the 
Mailman developers list of some use.

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Rob Unsworth          | IT & Internet Chairman                              
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