Starting new topics in unrelated threads (was: Re: [Ffmpeg-devel] gif output broken?)
Tue May 2 22:23:33 CEST 2006
On Tuesday 02 May 2006 22:11, Rich Felker wrote:
> On Tue, May 02, 2006 at 08:51:47PM +0200, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> > Please don't just reply to existing messages when you start a new
> > topic, compose a new message. Otherwise you break threading and are
> > likely to get ignored or flamed.
> This is becoming a rapidly increasing problem. Hopefully we can adopt
> a filter to reject such emails...
I think that's pretty difficult. Maybe filter on changed subject line that
does not match the patern I just used (new topic (was: old topic) ) and
reject those e-mails. Or maybe remove all references from the header if the
subject line changed and effectively start a new thread automatically, but
that doesn't teach them a lesson and might even encourage bad behaviour on
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