[ut2004] [OT] Please do NOT start new subjects with a Reply!

Gain Paolo Mureddu thetargos at tutopia.com
Sat Nov 27 14:51:27 EST 2004

Thomas Otto wrote:

> Hi,
> Seeing how e.g. the thread "Patch 3339 Out" became somewhat overlong 
> and parted into several subthreads, some totally unrelated to the 
> parent, I just wanted to remind you that when you want to start a new 
> subject you shouldn't just hit "Reply" to a randomly selected message 
> and change the topic since the 'In-Reply-To:' and 'References:' 
> headers will remain and the "new" message will show up as a reply to 
> this orignally selected one in the threaded view (usually used for 
> mailinglists) which decent emailreaders support.
> So for new topics please compose a new message to increase the 
> readibility of this list, even though that involes manually typing the 
> listaddress/getting it out of the addressbook.
> Thanks
>     -Thomas, nitpicking
Good point!

Man! does Thunderbird (Mozilla) autocompletion of e-mail addresses rock!!
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