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Re: [offtopic] mailing list general question

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Thu, 2 Apr 2009 09:27:50 +0200 (CEST)

On Thu, 2 Apr 2009, Piotr Dobrogost wrote:

> I'm wondering if it's possible to answer to specific email sent to some
> mailing list without having this email in the mail client. Taking into
> account threading, of course. In other words - on what base are emails
> threaded on the mailing list?

In general that's not possible but you can always just use the proper (same)
subject (with a Re: prefix probably) and do sensible quoting to repair that
inability somewhat.

References: and In-Reply-To: are two headers used by mail clients to refer to
particular emails this mail is "derived" from.

Received on 2009-04-02