Are resent headers useful for situations where original postings of
mail are edited by the original poster and the "edited" mail is
resent? In particular is how it relates to either a original and new
This was an old question for me that I put aside for backend mail
forum system that has a NNTP portal or Mailing List gateway.
Now that Microsoft is abandoning their Microsoft.* newsgroups and
shifting users toward their online forum system where "editing" of
mail is allowed, the old question of whether it constitutes a new
message thus a new reintroduction into a NNTP gateway made available
for the online forums is the proper way to handle this.