[mmgsoc] Pipermail Archive-UI

Barry Warsaw barry at list.org
Mon Jun 13 17:43:35 CEST 2011

On Jun 10, 2011, at 06:25 PM, Terri Oda wrote:

>Incidentally, how do you propose to do conversations in Mailman 3? Systers is
>using a modified codebase where conversations are separated using
>+conversation stuff stuck into the email address used for posting.  (So for
>example, I might post a job interview to systers+jobs at ... if I were posting a
>job to the mailing list).  You won't have that logic, so will you be using
>References:/In-Reply-To: combined with the subject line to approximate that?
>It's considered a bit of a technical problem in general, but probably any
>approximation we use will be "good enough" to start.  I can't remember if
>we've talked about that before...

If the References/In-Reply-To headers will do the trick, that's great.  I'm
not opposed to making some changes to the MM3 code base to better support
this, if we find that +conversation is necessary.  We'd have to figure out how
to integrate this with the various MTAs and the LMTP server in Mailman.

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