Changing the subject

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Sat Feb 27 15:53:51 UTC 2010

On 27 February 2010 17:46, Colin Law <clanlaw at> wrote:
> On 27 February 2010 15:41, Jim Byrnes <jf_byrnes at> wrote:
>> Is there a generally accepted method of changing the subject in this
>> group?  I just replied to a message where a change seemed appropriate
>> but was unsure how best do it.
> You can start a new email (not a reply to the existing one otherwise
> it will continue in the old thread for those with intelligent email
> readers) with a subject such as 'A New Subject (was An Old Subject)',
> paste in relevant bits from the original and off you go.

This really is the best way. However, don't forget to CC the original
participators as otherwise, depending on their email habits, they may
not even notice the new thread.

Dotan Cohen

Please CC me if you want to be sure that I read your message. I do not
read all list mail.

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