[mythtv-users] Reply to this

Donavan Stanley GeckoFiend at gmail.com
Tue Sep 14 18:08:18 EDT 2004

On Tue, 14 Sep 2004 09:19:53 -0400, Ryan Steffes <rbsteffes at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 14 Sep 2004 09:04:00 -0400, Joseph A. Caputo
> <jcaputo1 at comcast.net> wrote:
> > 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.
> And if it's a spam issue you can probably get a gmail account easily
> enough to help control it. ::cough cough::

gmail is pretty much the only reason I resubscribed to the users list.

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