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Subject: Re: replying to threads on the list
Re: replying to threads on the list
On Sat, Dec 17, 2005 at 08:25:06AM +1100, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Quoting Manuel Dejonghe <email@example.com>:
> > Hi,
> > can't you modify the subject when replying to a mail ?
> Email's a little more complicated than that.
> The same subject doesn't determine the thread perfectly, you really need to also
> include a header along the lines of
> References: <wallis1000000$184.108.40.206$.002801c60234$caf13c40$a202020a@oem9>
> which is based on the
> Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> header from the email you're replying to (and possibly, other references, I
> don't remember exactly).
Like Jochen wrote, it's rather the In-Reply-To header.
Let's look into RFC822 ("standard for the format of arpa internet text
messages", 1982) for the difference:
The contents of this field identify previous correspon-
dence which this message answers. [...]
The contents of this field identify other correspondence
which this message references. [...]
Received on Sat Dec 17 01:11:43 2005
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