[aur-general] replying-on-thread issues (was AUR & Copyright)

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Mon Feb 7 05:02:29 EST 2011

On Mon, Feb 7, 2011 at 09:35, Isaac Dupree
<ml at isaac.cedarswampstudios.org> wrote:
> On 02/07/11 04:06, Nicky726 wrote:
>> Angel Velasquez wrote:
>>> Why you didn't reply on the thread ? :S now this thread is splitted
>>> without reason
>> Sorry, Re: somehow slipped out from Subject line. :-(
>> Nicky
> Actually, I think your e-mail client is misconfigured/broken somehow; let's
> debug.  It looks like none of the messages you've sent on the Arch lists
> have stayed on-thread.  Looking in the headers, the message you are replying
> to here says
> Message-ID: <AANLkTikXeEhdOp7gaQZEENWMSXHKz0fWyBHMXw1C6Zk5 at mail.gmail.com>
> and your header does not match this value in In-Reply-To (as successful
> replies do), and rather says
> In-Reply-To: <mailman.3068.1297052058.26845.aur-general at archlinux.org>
> .
> (Which indicates your client does think it is sending a reply of some sort,
> not just a new message.)
> Your User-Agent claims to be User-Agent: KMail/1.13.6 (Linux/2.6.37-ARCH;
> KDE/4.6.0; x86_64; ; ), and this appears to have happened for you on the
> Arch list with your earlier versions of KMail too.  I   I don't remember
> seeing this particular issue before; any idea (Nicky or anyone) what's
> wrong?

I have never seen this issue come up for any KMail user, so it might
also be worth looking into how email is delivered, i.e. is there any
party that rewrites mail headers?


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