Linux Linksys Kiss 1600 PC-Link

Dick Holland fedora at xegetix.com
Sun Jan 20 15:05:06 UTC 2008


On Sun, 2008-01-20 at 22:34 +1030, Tim wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-01-20 at 08:32 +0000, Dick Holland wrote:
> > To close a very old thread
> 
> No, you haven't.  You've replied to ANOTHER thread, hijacking that one.
> 
> Your message is not tied to its original thread in any way.  I, and many
> others, will NOT find it when looking for a resolution to that thread.
> Go back and find the message this thread really belongs to, and reply to
> that thread.
> 
> NB:  Threads are not "threaded" by the text written in the subject line.
> They're threaded by the message headers that say *this* message is
> "in-reply-to" the "message-id" of the message that it's *actually* in
> reply to, and a "references" header that lists the other messages in the
> same thread.
> 
> -- 
> [tim at bigblack ~]$ uname -ipr
> 2.6.23.12-52.fc7 i686 i386
> 
> Don't send private replies to my address, the mailbox is ignored.
> I read messages from the public lists.
> 

My goodness, Tim, you certainly need to be taught some manners, don't
you?

I was trying to thank the people who had helped me before (needless to
say that you weren't one of them) and let them them know that I have
found a solution.

To those who helped me, thank you again.

-- 
Dick Holland




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