sorting criteria

From: Martin Schulze <>
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 1999 20:43:49 +0200
Message-ID: <>

I just want to dump this here:

> > > 2) The Date field should be used instead, for sorting.
> >
> > which will be as confusing since the mail was (re)sent and received
> > later.
> I disagree. (1) it should be consistant with the method used for "start
> date" and "stop date", and (2) when a message is resent, (most if not
> all) mailers do not allow making alterations, (3) I only ever use the
> resend function to resend it to me, otherwise I would use the forward
> function

The discussion was about sorting mails in the date.html list. There are reasons for and against using Date: and/or Resent-Date:



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Received on Wed 27 Oct 1999 10:00:11 PM GMT

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