[time-nuts] List Threading Behavior?

Doug Calvert dfc-list at douglasfcalvert.net
Tue Oct 25 19:00:31 UTC 2011

On 10/25/2011 05:10 AM, Attila Kinali wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Oct 2011 01:29:07 -0400
> Doug Calvert<dfc-list at douglasfcalvert.net>  wrote:
>>    Am I the only one whose email client has trouble putting threads
>> together for this list? All of my other lists appear to be working
>> correctly. Am I missing something?
> This is not an issue of the mailinglist itself, but of mail clients
> that do not conform to the RFC's. Especially webclients and MS stuff
> are known to miss the "In-Reply-To" and "References" header fields
> which are needed to get threading working correctly.
> Ie if someone with an incorrectly working mailclient replies to a
> mail you will get a "split" thread, because the In-Reply-To field is
> missing.
> 			Attila Kinali
Thanks that makes sense. Most of the other mailing lists I am on are 
mainly populated by n*x users.

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