[Alpine-info] renaming of sent-mail when it's on IMAP server
bl10 at cam.ac.uk
Thu Jun 24 14:29:31 PDT 2010
On Thu, 24 Jun 2010, Matt Ackeret wrote:
:>On Thu, 24 Jun 2010, Carl R. Brune wrote:
:>> One of the features of pine/alpine I've always appreciated is the automatic
:>> renaming of the sent-mail mbox folder every month. I'm presently contemplating
:>I am purposely not renaming the subject of this email.
:>I realize this may seem like a trivial whine to some people, but I have seen
:>it a few times lately.
:>*PLEASE* don't reply to an existing message and change the subject to
:>try to create a "new" topic. For those of us who use threaded email, now
:>both discussions and their replies are all mixed together. The message I am
:>responding to was created by replying to the "[Alpine-info] Installing Alpine
:>w/ Maildir patch" thread and changing the subject.
STRONGLY SECONDED. Caused me real confusion.
:>(You could claim that email clients should "do what I mean" and break up
:>"threads" this way, but that would in some cases be wrong, because sometimes
:>people respond to one specific part -- slightly tangential perhaps -- of a
:>discussion and change the subject appropriately. So IMHO such thread breaking
:>up should be done at the user's request, or automatically with an 'un-break'
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