[mythtv-users] How to reply to messages in mythtv-users Archives?

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Tue Mar 1 22:15:03 UTC 2005

Sammo wrote:

>> On Tue, 01 Mar 2005 17:04:57 +1100, Sammo <sammo at exemail.com.au> 
>> wrote:
>>> Sorry for this rather dumb question, but how do I reply to messages in
>>> mythtv-users Archives?
>>> If I click on View by: [Thread] (e.g. for March 2005), then click on a
>>> subject heading, I can read the message. Then, if I click on the
>>> sender's name, the link points to
>>> mailto:mythtv-users%40mythtv.org?Subject=%5Bmythtv-users%5D%20Sound%20woes&In-Reply-To=1109031788.3044.14.camel%40lathe.slh.lan 
>>> This opens up a Compose message window in Thunderbird, and the subject
>>> field is filled in automatically. I can also copy and "Paste as
>>> quotation" the message I am replying to.
>>> But the problem is that after I send my reply, it is not shown as a
>>> reply to the original in mythtv-users Archives! I guess it is something
>>> about the In-Reply-To field, so how do I get Thunderbird to use it?
>>> Thanks heaps :)
>> Try just clicking the "Reply" button on the button bar, not the link
>> in the message header. Thunderbird should handle the reply correctly,
>> it's pretty good at that.
> The problem is when I want to reply to a message that I have not
> received in my Inbox. When browsing the list at
> http://mythtv.org/pipermail/mythtv-users/2005-March/thread.html the only
> way to reply to a message is to click on the sender's name. When I 
> click on the link, it opens up a Compose message window in Thunderbird 
> with the subject field automatically filled in ...
You're not really replying to the message in that case.  The online 
archive doesn't work that way for replies.  If you want your reply to be 
threaded properly, subscribe to the mailing list and reply from your 
inbox using your mail client.


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