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Re: Thread Stealing [was Installing MP3 for Amarok? How?]



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Chris Jones wrote:
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|> If your message is *not* a reply to someone else's, then do NOT use the
|> reply feature of your mail client.  Create a "new" message.  On some
|> clients you can do so simply by clicking on the "To" address of an
|> existing message, to create a new message to that address.  On others,
|> you'll have to create a new message and add the right to address to the
|> "To: field.  For those, you can make life easier for yourself by adding
|> the mailing list's address to your address book.
|
| Very nice summary.
|
| This behaviour is more often referred to as "Thread Hijacking" - It even
| has its own wikipedia entry
|
| http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thread_hijacking
|
| There seems to be a lot of this going around at the moment...


The results of "Thread Hijacking" are so obvious *if* you use threading I have
wondered if those that do this do *not* thread messages.

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~  David

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