changing the subject line
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Wed Mar 14 16:13:04 UTC 2012
Am 14.03.2012 17:09 schrieb "Johnny Rosenberg" <gurus.knugum at gmail.com>:
> 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
> >> suggestions.
> >> 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
> > 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
> > Subject line.
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> What an idiot thread. I'll filter it out immediately, so please don't
> change its subject line!
Do so! Yet another reason, why it would be wrong, to always start new
threads. If a thread is continued, even with changed subject line, then
this can be easily done.
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