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Re: Headers in resent messages

On Fri, 20 Jul 2007, Oleg Verych wrote:
> 20-07-2007, Don Armstrong <don@debian.org> пишет:
> > On Fri, 20 Jul 2007, Oleg Verych wrote:
> >> One thing i've noticed, that posts to the same bug report can be not
> >> threaded (in MUA's sense). That is where somebody is replying to
> >> other messages in report, not necessarily last. But they all are one
> >> thread in bug report anyway, thus adding resent-message-id(s) (from
> >> last, and possibly previous to last) to the references field of
> >> another resent to ML message, will thread them.
> >
> > Munging the In-Reply-To: and References: headers in debbugs is really
> > not a good idea.
> IOW. Only adding (one or two) message-id(s) to References in the order
> messages appear in bug report to the resent message. Thus reading
> mailing list with forwarded bug messages will have more sense because
> of threading one-bug's messages.

If someone makes a reply to a message these things get added
automatically by that person's MUA.

The problem with adding them in debbugs is that it'll cause messages
to be marked as decendants of other messages when they aren't actually
decendants. That's generally not a good idea.

Don Armstrong

All bad precedents began as justifiable measures.
 -- Gaius Julius Caesar in "The Conspiracy of Catiline" by Sallust

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