On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 1:09 PM, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org> wrote: > MHR wrote: >> >> On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 4:16 AM, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org> >> wrote: >>> >>> by changing the Subject line, and not retaining the reply-to context in >>> the >>> mailheaders, you end up creating a new thread each time. so can you not >>> do >>> that please ? >>> >> >> Hmm - I did that on purpose because (I thought) I had been soundly >> thrashed in prior efforts for not doing that. >> >> So, to clarify: when an issue is solved, modify the subject: line so >> to indicate and do NOT start a new thread? >> >> Foo - I thought I had it right this time.... > > I, for one, dont think its worth wasting time with the SOLVED word in the > subject lines. noone searches through achieves with the word 'SOLVED' in > there. I did that, a few days ago, but if it starts a new thread, I'll try to remember not to do that. > > But, whatever people do - thread sanity is way more important than changing > subject lines. people looking for info on a topic almost always follow > threads. Amen. Another thing I learned about, after someone on the list explained that it was happening, is that when using Gmail on the web, it apparently defaults to sending HTML, which *never* is something I want to do. I try to remember to click on "Rich Formatting" and then "Plain Text", to be sure that I am sending Text and not HTML.