Keeping the Thread with Digest
mjs at ces.clemson.edu
Wed Jul 7 17:16:47 UTC 2004
On Wed, 7 Jul 2004, Alexander Dalloz wrote:
> Am Mi, den 07.07.2004 schrieb John Cox um 14:22:
> > I receive the list as a digest. Is there an easy way to respond to a
> > specific message and keep the thread true? I've been doing a lot of
> > cut and paste but there must be an easier way.
> Unfortunately no, because threading works by using specific header tags
> and those tags can't be used / called when following the list through
> the digest mails.
If you get the digest in MIME format and you have a MIME-capable mail
client, then you can reply to individual messages. (I am doing just that
with Pine now.) I believe that the headers are preserved. At any rate,
when I see my posts in the archives, they appear to be properly threaded.
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