[nSLUG] Please do not use Reply for new topics

Ben Armstrong synrg at sanctuary.nslug.ns.ca
Fri Oct 9 13:46:27 ADT 2009


On Fri, 9 Oct 2009 08:51:37 -0700 (PDT)
odoepner <odoepner at gmail.com> wrote:
> The text of the subject line(s) is a less reliable way of "guessing" that
> emails belong to the same "conversation". Gmail seems to use a kind of
> "smart guessing" in addition to the Message IDs.

In addition to?  A simple test says not: send yourself a message "test
one" and reply to it, changing the subject to "test two".  You will get
two "threads".

Ben
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