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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-07-18 10:51:34

Gennaro Prota <gennaro_prota_at_[hidden]> writes:

> On Mon, 17 Jul 2006 22:00:11 -0500, Rene Rivera
> <grafikrobot_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>I think that was an accident on my part as it ran two reports on the
>>same day and the list server (or gmane) grouped them together. So I
>>guess if we want to take advantage of that for threading we would need
>>to remove the date from the subject.
>>Although doing that might make them less visible as they would be
>>grouped with really old threads. And some mail/thread readers would
>>place those way behind "current" messages.
> True. Maybe we could just have the release candidate number in the
> subject, so all regression reports concerning the same release would
> be grouped? It would be nice to be able, at any time (and from
> anywhere), to go, let's say, here:
> <>
> and see how regressions were gradually fixed. It might also be
> instructive and make us notice some "wrong trend" that we just miss in
> the mess of numbers right now. Just an idea...

Having the same subject line does not necessarily cause messages to be
grouped in a proper threading mail/news reader. I believe that's done
by the "References:" header or something.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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