From: Philip Aker <philip@vc...> - 2004-05-27 16:20:36
On Thursday, May 27, 2004, at 09:03 US/Pacific, Jim Ingham wrote:
> Hi, all...
> Could I make a petty and peevish request?
> Can folks try to avoid replying to an extant message on the list as a
> way to start a new thread? The problem is that Mail.app's threading
> viewer actually uses the "In reply to" field to sort messages into
> their threads. So if you use reply as a quick way to get the e-mail
> address for the list, your message will get stuffed under the thread
> for the message you replied to. This pretty much defeats the purpose
> of a threaded mail viewer.
> It might be nice for Mail.app to have an "only use subject text"
> option on the thread viewer as a way to work around this, but it
That was probably me. I'll try to remember you're request. I was
mailing from 10.2.8 where thread sorting in Mail.app is different from
10.3 so I don't see that effect. Even nicer would be if Mail would have
a built-in "reply-to-list" so we can have a polite workaround for
Apple's list policy.
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