[LMB] So many wasted messages

Elaine Normandy elaine.normandy at gmail.com
Mon Feb 7 16:37:58 GMT 2011


Hear, hear!  Anyone know if the gmail mute function picks up a change in
subject and stops muting a muted conversation?

The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to
the next.
Elaine Normandy, Colorado Springs
Weblog: http://www.stardel.com/fiveacres/




On Mon, Feb 7, 2011 at 7:49 AM, Ed Burkhead <ed at edburkhead.com> wrote:

> On 2011-02-06 4:43 PM, Zivya A wrote:
>
>> Pat Mathews wrote
>>
>>> When the volume of email gets to be too much, or I just get bored of the
>>> same old argument endlessly repeated, I've been deleting the Political
>>> Discussion threads unread.
>>>
>>>  ditto.
>> for which reason, thank you to whoever changed the thread to 'welsh
>> language, was political'.
>>
>
>
> When the actual subject changes but the subject line does not, hundreds of
> people won't know about the new subject and will never see it.
>
> A great conversation and good information is lost.
>
> Right now, the "reader response" thread is going on with *nothing* to do
> with "reader response."  It has passed through some other interesting
> subjects along the way, but many (most?) of us won't ever see them.
>
> PLEASE change the subject line when you write something that doesn't fit
> the old subject line!
>
> Message volume is way too high for hundreds of us to read all the messages.
>  We need meaningful subject lines to catch the stuff that's good for us.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Ed
>
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