[mythtv-users] Reply to this
Joseph A. Caputo
jcaputo1 at comcast.net
Tue Sep 14 09:04:00 EDT 2004
On Tuesday 14 September 2004 02:48, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> George, I presume you're subscribed to the list in digest mode. Don't
> do that. Get each message individually, then you can reply to each
> one individually, as prescribed by JDS. It isn't hard at all.
I'll second that... I had a difficult time with replies until I figured
out that threading is done by tracking one of the 'hidden' (with most
mail programs) mail headers. If you reply to a digest (or if you try
to reply to a message you read in the web archive by composing a new
message), the message header will not correctly indicate the ID of the
message you're replying to. The best option, as Jarod said, is to
subscribe to the list in non-digest mode. This way you will receive
all posts as individual messages. As a side benefit, if you have a
decent mail client the messages will show up threaded.
If you're adventurous, you could try subscribing in MIME digest mode...
there are a few mail clients that will correctly reply to the enclosed
MIME-encoded messages (I believe KMail will do this), but of course you
lose the ability to have a threaded message display.
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