[Mailman-Users] Archives Not Threading Properly

Dave C. djc at microwave.com
Mon Nov 15 03:03:33 CET 1999

On 15 Nov 1999, Andrew J Cosgriff wrote:

> Steve Dinn wrote :
> > On Sun, 14 Nov 1999, Scott Gruby wrote:
> > > I've recently setup Mailman 1.1 for a small list and have been
> > > quite impressed with it. However, one problem I've been having is
> > > that my archives aren't getting threaded properly, i.e. most of
> > > the messages (even if they are replies to other messages) appear
> > > at the top level, i.e.
> > 
> > I only have this problem if the messages are replied to with either
> > MS Outlook or MS Exchange.  Any other mail client's response seems
> > to get threaded properly.  Hmmmm.....
> Seen that here too - as far as I can see, Outlook sets neither an
> "In-Reply-To:" nor a "References:" header and so yes, it'll always
> appear to start a new thread.  Bummer.

Thats odd.. I recently did some testing of a tech-support email
archiving system, and it appeared that Outlook did in fact set at least
one of those.. Or maybe it was Outlook Express..  What version of
Outlook? I wouldn't be surprise of SOME version of any MS client didn't
follow a convention..

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