Re: Threading/replies with b28

From: Peter C. McCluskey <>
Date: Mon, 20 Dec 1999 16:05:55 -0800 (PST)
Message-Id: <> (Mark Clear) writes:
>I am having a bit of trouble bending my mind around the threading. I'm
>sure this has been discussed at length on the list, but if someone could
>crystallize it for me, that would help. The problem as I see it is that HM
>is not threading the way I expect it to. Some replies are indented once,
>others are not indented at all. Nothing is indented more than one
>level. Some messages are "maybe in reply to," others are "in reply to,"
>implying that sometimes HM is not sure. This does not seem to be related
>to the indenting. Setting the thrdlevels config variable doesn't seem to
>have any effect at all.

 It isn't very bright about determining which messages are replying to which. I have a version at which does a better job (when the linkquotes option is turned on) by matching quoted text in the message bodies. This should eventually get into the main Hypermail distribution.

Peter McCluskey | Boycott until they stop suing | companies that support 1-click shopping. Received on Tue 21 Dec 1999 02:06:09 AM GMT

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