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Re: False threads

1999-07-13 13:33:29
On Tue, 13 Jul 1999 17:52 +0200, Jacob Palme wrote:

Can anything be done about this? Perhaps mailers should
have a command "new message with the same recipients" for
this purpose?

Most people, perhaps my mother excluded, will change the subject
line.  This can be a simple test for a MUA to ask the user if they
want to continue the previous thread.

Has anyone thought about this problem and how
to solve it? Can anything be done in email standards to
solve this problem?

  "An MUA SHOULD NOT generate a Reply-To/References header to a message
   if the sender has modified the subject of the message."

-Dan Wing

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