[kdepim-users] Thread & Replyto conflicts
art.alexion at gmail.com
Sat Sep 27 15:20:41 BST 2008
One downside for people who use 'reply' as an addressing tool is that
their mails may be unintentionally ignored.
For example, I may delete an entire thread dealing with Apache because
I don't know anything about it, and in the process delete such a
message on a topic where I can help.
Sent unsigned from an iPod. That's the reason for the top posting as
On Sep 26, 2008, at 2:46 PM, Pastor JW <pastor_jw at the-inner-
> Op Friday 26 September 2008 schreef "(``-_-´´) -- Fernando"
>>> On Thursday 25 September 2008 12:50:55 David Southwell wrote:
>>>> How can I force that email to be stored as a new thread?
>>> Compose a new email for that address.
>>> Any thing else will contain references to previous emails, as
> Of course it is rather simple to make a new thread but still you
> won't get
> people to grasp the concept at all. The reason is that some do NOT
> threading so have know idea why they can't just hit the reply
> button. They
> mistakenly think that hitting the reply button insures getting the
> address correct which of course it does but are oblivious to the
> damage they
> do to the conversation they used as a "in" to the list as they of
> course "changed the subject". "Why can't someone create a simple 50
> program to correct this fault", they think. The answer is, "because
> it would
> be another bloated 50 meg program"!! We have too many of those
> Actually, because bloat doesn't matter to this kind of person, you
> will also
> see them usually top post a three - four word quip leaving a quoted
> 20 pages
> of old stuff still in the message, which of course had nothing to do
> with the
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