changing the subject line
gurus.knugum at gmail.com
Wed Mar 14 16:08:10 UTC 2012
2012/3/14 Dave Woyciesjes <woyciesjes at sbcglobal.net>:
> On 03/14/2012 09:37 AM, M.R. wrote:
>> On 03/14/2012 04:29 AM, Basil Chupin wrote:
>>> I am not a Moderator but I do have to make this firm request...
>> I'm glad you are not (the moderator :). You and I are in no
>> position here to make requests (firm or otherwise), only the
>> May I point out that the purpose of the subject line is to
>> succinctly outline the main point of the post text....
> Correct. That's why it's called a Subject line.
>> And that,
>> of course, varies from post to post.
> If that is what's happening (content of the message not having a
> relation to the Subject line), then the person making that goof should have
> started with a brand new message to create a new thread.
>> Mail client program's role is to keep a tread together using the
>> information in message headers. If properly used subject lines
>> bother you, I guess you either have a sub-standard mail client
>> program, or could productively spend some time learning to use
>> its features?
> A thread is a conversation about _one_ topic, which is what's in the
> Subject line.
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What an idiot thread. I'll filter it out immediately, so please don't
change its subject line!
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