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Subject: Re: PLEASE READ: Do not start new discussions by replying to unrelated discussions

Re: PLEASE READ: Do not start new discussions by replying to unrelated discussions

From: Brandon Low <lostlogic_at_lostlogicx.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Nov 2006 07:00:07 -0600

Ahhh, I'm glad I'm not the only one...

For advanced users (ie those using a real email client like mutt) you
can also hit reply, but then strip out the "In-Reply-To:" header line,
this gives you the convenience of not typing or looking up the address
for the list, along with proper threading.

--Brandon

On 2006-11-06 (Mon) at 06:55:14 -0500, Michael DiFebbo wrote:
> List members:
>
> Recently, more and more people have been starting discussions on this
> list by replying to an existing discussion and changing the topic. Many
> of us read this list in threaded view, and the practice of replying to
> unrelated discussions creates a hopeless jumble of unrelated topics.
> For example, there is a long discussion right now regarding someone's
> H320 that comes up under the thread topic "iaudio X5 remote control."
> Likewise, there is a discussion of someone's problems with the voice
> interface that comes up under the thread "Errors In Rockbox Manual Ipod
> Nano." There is a question about a version upgrade for the H340 under
> the topic "Selecting a New Ipod."
>
> Please, WHEN STARTING A NEW DISCUSSION, CREATE A NEW EMAIL. Do not
> simply reply to an existing e-mail on this list and change the topic line.
>
> Thank you.
Received on 2006-11-06


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