[nSLUG] Please do not use Reply for new topics

Richard Bonner ak621 at chebucto.ns.ca
Fri Oct 9 16:29:42 ADT 2009


On Fri, 9 Oct 2009, Ben Armstrong wrote:

> 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

***   So should we reply and change subjects or must we start a new 
e-mail?

  Richard



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