Please don't make unfounded legalistic demands

Ian Kelly ian.g.kelly at gmail.com
Thu Aug 27 17:17:44 CEST 2015


On Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 8:14 AM, Grant Edwards <invalid at invalid.invalid> wrote:
> And the NNTP clients and protocol were designed from the ground up to
> handle largish volumes of messages grouped into "lists" and threads.
> Trying to coax that functionality out of e-mail by using list-servers
> and various procmail and e-mail client tricks results is a pretty poor
> substitute.

Or you use a client like Gmail that just organizes messages into
threads for you without the user needing to do anything at all to set
it up. It works quite well, and I've been using Gmail for so long now
that I tend to forget that most MUAs *don't* do this automatically.


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