[nycbug-talk] GENERIC 5.2-RELEASE #0

Dan Langille dan
Wed Feb 18 10:34:27 EST 2004

On Wed, 18 Feb 2004, Kliment Andreev wrote:

> >While we're bitching about quoting style etc... ;-)
> >If you start a new thread, *do* start a new thread (ie a new message)
> >and don't just send a reply to any old message.  Many people use a
> >threaded display for mailing lists, and now this message is integrated
> >into the other thread, with which it doesn't have anything to do.
> I replied to an existing message, but changed the subject. Isn't that
> enough? Probably not with mutt. My apologies. :)

No, it's not.  Mail headers include references such as the message you are
replying to.  That is is used for mail archiving and for threading
messages in mail clients.

> BTW, replying to your mutt message means "open an attachment, copy & paste,
> put ">" in front of every row and hit reply". :)

Many clients, including what I'm using, Pine, have an option to quote when

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