Re: replying to an old list thread.
On Mon, 06 Dec 2010 09:21:10 -0500, Ken Heard wrote:
> Sthu Deus wrote:
>> Good day.
>> I want to continue an old talk that once was on the list. How I can do
>> it? - How I can direct my reply to that very thread?
> I seem to remember that sometime in the past people objected to an "old"
> thread being "reopened" by a new post to it.
I don't know why :-?
> So, three questions:
> 1. Is it halal or kosher to reopen an "old" thread?
> 2. How old is "old" should old be? Three days? Three months? Three
If the reply is still relevant for the subject, it should not matter.
> 3. Does it really matter?
Time is relative. "Now" converts into "one year" very soon.
In a mailing list that has an archive search facility, having posts which
provides additional -or complete- information about a problem can help
future users looking on how to solve the same kind of trouble.