HiJacking Threads Was: hostapd for Fedora 10
Ed.Greshko at greshko.com
Fri Jan 2 10:52:47 UTC 2009
Ed Greshko wrote:
> Aaron Konstam wrote:
>>> You have committed one of the cardinal sins of mail list postings.
>>> You've hijacked a thread.....
>>> I've deleted the "References" header from this message so it should
>>> appear as a new thread.
>>> Don't reply to a message, and change the subject to your choice....
>>> that is hijacking. Breaks threading an gives people an upset tummy.
>> On my machine in evolution it appears as part of the same thread. There
>> is obviously something I don't understand about the complaints about
>> this that people keep making.
> Yes.... I probably should have removed a few more headers as well to
> totally break it out. But, now this reply will be out of thread with
> your response.
> Bottom line.... People start new messages rather than trying to reply
> to an old one and then change the subject and all.... So, now that it
> is completely mucked over.... :-)
.... People *should* start new messages.....
My New Year resolution was to read my posts more closely before hitting
send.... I can see how well that turned out. :-(
A voice crackles in Calvin's radio: "Enemy fighters at two o'clock!"
"Roger. What should I do until then?" Mei-Mei.Greshko at greshko.com
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