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

Ng Oon-Ee ngoonee at gmail.com
Mon Feb 7 10:31:22 EST 2011

On Mon, 2011-02-07 at 14:03 +0000, Magnus Therning wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 7, 2011 at 13:49, Nicky726 <nicky726 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Could that be that I get Arch's mailing lists as diggests and reply to them in
> > the client and copy the subject of the particular message. Am I supposed to do
> > it in a different way? (Possibly with keeping the messages delivered in a
> > digest, not every separetely).
> > Now as this is a reply to a directly delivered message, it should fit
> > correctly. I didn't touch the subject field in this case at all.
> > Btw, thax you're trying to debug my issues.
> I don't usually subscribe in digest-mode, but I vaguely recall that
> there's a setting to get the digest in the form where each message is
> a MIME attachment to the digest message (if that makes sense).  When I
> did that then my MUA, mutt, could open each attachment as an email and
> I could reply from that view, which resulted in the correct
> In-Reply-To and In-Relation-To values.  I'm not a user of KMail myself
> so you'll have to experiment with it to see if it behaves the same way
> as mutt  ;-)
> /M
On other MLs I'm on the general perception is that if you plan to reply,
please don't use digests. In other words, digest subscriptions should be
considered 'read-only', precisely because of the thread-breaking

Magnus' solution sounds nifty though, if you can get it working.

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