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Re: threading broken in thunderbird-3.0b2 ?



On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 6:42 AM, Patrick
O'Callaghan<pocallaghan gmail com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-07-14 at 15:24 +0930, Tim wrote:
>> On Mon, 2009-07-13 at 10:34 -0500, Bradley wrote:
>> > The only problem I've had with it is that even though it gets it right
>> > most of the time, every now and then it doesn't put a response under
>> > the message it should have.
>>
>> Check the headers for such messages, the poster probably posted using a
>> broken client that destroyed the headers used for threading.  Posting
>> clients need to keep, and add to, the references headers, and change the
>> in-reply-to header, for threading to work properly.  Screw that up, as
>> many crap clients are apt to, and threading is ruined.  Using subject
>> lines and dates for message sorting is not threading.
>
> +1
>
> Note that the Yahoo webmail client is one of the worst offenders in this
> regard, at least judging by many of the broken threads on this list.

That's all well & good, but none of this changes the fact that
threading remains 100% broken for me in thunderbird-3.0b2, yet worked
perfectly prior to the upgrade.


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