[vdr] Re: [OT] not bored yet...

Lucian Muresan lucianm at users.sourceforge.net
Fri Sep 2 19:38:40 CEST 2005


Tony Houghton wrote:
[...]
> What about using the above headers to redirect to an auto-responder set
> up to ask the author to change the subject and resend to the list.
> 
> Or just putting something like, "PLEASE CHANGE THE SUBJECT IF YOU REPLY
> TO THIS" in capitals at the top of every announcement might help a lot.

Don't know if that should be the solution, but if asking people
something, then this should be to *really* start a new thread instead of
changing the subject, which would only cause a mess in clients capable
of displaying a thread view. The changed subject, if replied to a thread
message would be sorted in the same thread.
Maybe it's too fancy, maybe people just aren't used or even aware of
thread views and just sort by date or subject...
Or maybe it's too much of an effort having to also fill in the list
address when starting a completly new message, as compared to just hit
reply and (maybe) edit the subject...



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