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Paul LeoNerd Evans leonerd at
Fri Jul 22 18:33:38 BST 2011

On Mon, Jul 04, 2011 at 12:27:20PM +0200, Joel Bernstein wrote:
> In case anybody is reading this and is still mystified, never ever
> ever begin a new mailing list thread by replying to an old one and
> deleting bits of it, your mail client is likely to set headers like
> References: and In-Reply-To: which will cause your mail to be threaded
> with the old one. Which is exactly what you told your client and the
> list to do, but almost certainly not what you *wanted* to do.

The day I learned mutt's # key was a great day; now no longer do I have
to put up with this sort of crap. When anyone ever abuses references
headers like this, I just hit # and hey presto - new thread. :)

Paul "LeoNerd" Evans

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