threads (was: Re: [Techtalk] really basic debian question)

mgmonza at mgmonza at
Fri Mar 17 11:51:32 EST 2006

<Gasp>  There are graphics browsers in use in a Linux group?  I'm 
shocked! Shocked!

Thanks for the clarification - I'm stickin with me pine, but it's nice to 
know what that was all about.


On Fri, 17 Mar 2006, Mary wrote:

> Date: Fri, 17 Mar 2006 11:39:18 +1100
> From: Mary <mary-linuxchix at>
> To: techtalk at
> Subject: Re: threads (was: Re: [Techtalk] really basic debian question)
> On Thu, Mar 16, 2006, mgmonza at wrote:
>> Not sure what this is in reference to.  I checked the sent-mail copy
>> of my initial message and the subject line reads as "was" above, w/o
>> Re:.  Definitely its own thread.
> You did change the subject line, but by replying to an existing message
> and changing the subject line, your mail appears to be part of the
> discussion that you hit reply in to many mail readers.
> I've put up my own screenshot at
> . See how your
> message (red arrow) is connected to Carla's unrelated message (green
> arrow) to which you presumably hit reply? It didn't appear as its own
> discussion and it didn't appear with other new messages at the bottom of
> the mail client.
> I'm not nearly as concerned as the person who initially complained (I
> doubt many people here are filtering out whole conversations, and you
> *did* get replies), but it is probably *slightly* better to not hit
> reply, but to start an entirely new message. I don't personally consider
> it worth making a fuss about either way, but since you asked for
> clarification... I hope this helps.
> -Mary
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