[SLE] A Plea: Topics & Threads
From: Randall R Schulz (rschulz_at_sonic.net)
To: email@example.com Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2004 09:09:04 -0700
I'm noticing an appalling number of posts on new topics that are being
sent as replies to earlier posts.
This is a poor practice and for those with mail readers that support topic
threading, makes that feature much less useful.
Please! When you're starting a new topic, post a new message, DO NOT USE
REPLY! (Sorry for the shouting, but this is rapidly becoming my new pet
For those using KMail, there's a way to repair messages that are sent as
1) Create a new filter (I call mine "Sever Reply Links").
2) Match any of these conditions:
2a) In-Reply-To matches regular expression "." (exclude the quotes)
2b) References matches regular expression "."
3) Filter Actions:
3a) Remove Header In-Reply-To
3b) Remove Header References
4) Make sure all "Apply" options are *dis*abled.
5) Add the filter to the Apply Filter menu
Now when you get one of these "replies" that is really the beginning of a
new topic, you can move it to the top of the thread hierarchy by applying
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