Re: REALLY OT: News Flash
Michael Pobega wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 25, 2007 at 12:24:26PM -0800, Tyler MacDonald wrote:
>> Paul Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> > > <wishful thinking>
>> > > I like a good digression as well as the next person, probably
>> > > better
>> > > than most, but this is ridiculous. I'd love to see this go over to
>> > > email@example.com. Could someone set it up, please?
>> > > </wishful thinking>
>> > >
>> > > Thank you for your attention. You may now return to your
>> > > previously-scheduled demagoguery.
>> > You do know about "ignore thread" right?
>> it's GREATLY increasing the noise:signal
>> ratio for people who don't know about "ignore thread" or other such
>> things. It doesn't bother me personally (like I said I've found some of
>> the messages in this thread quite interesting... and if I don't feel like
>> paying attention I can just hit "delete")
> Not to sound stupid, but how does one use this ignore thread feature?
> I'm pretty new to mailing lists so I'm guessing I respond to the topic
> and put ignore in the subject header, but I could be wrong and don't
> want to spam up everyone's inbox.
In mutt, I think the default keybinding is "i". It varies between MUAs and
not all MUAs have this feature (though given email and threads have been
around for how long now, I would general consider such lack of
functionality as a bug.