[LMB] OT: Salt

Zan Lynx zlynx at acm.org
Tue Dec 6 22:43:42 GMT 2016

On 12/06/2016 02:57 PM, Walter Bushell wrote:
> No I don’t see messages by “Thread”, but by chronological order by date received. AFAIK, the
> mail protocol does not give enough info for threads proper aside from the subjects. USENET supports 
> threads with each reply referencing the replied to message by number.

Yes, the email headers used are almost identical to the NNTP headers
used. Which makes a lot of sense.

For an example, when I did a "view source" on your message, there was
plenty of information related to threading. I got the following:
> In-Reply-To: <CAAjYNUptY7Y+Yz7fkJERv+xrpFkAvt0sL6MTFYs7wPBYO8=roQ at mail.gmail.com>
> Message-Id: <5458AE82-E127-4E59-B917-8547BD1E357A at panix.com>
> References: <mailman.1282.1480958912.5106.lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk>
> 	<B07BF034-283F-41D0-BE62-C6ADA7DDF238 at aol.com>
> 	<00ac01d24f23$24212f90$6c638eb0$@net>
> 	<hcdb4c1b7e7o22fa73il4i3dk47htf31c5 at 4ax.com>
> 	<20161205222034.GA20835 at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us>
> 	<p15c4cdpd2vm4fguat6gv5qbci2dpt9672 at 4ax.com>
> 	<CAAjYNUq_PHuLXJXqa4HtDtT-G8LJ4jkxiE9Xk3uWH1LJFcJi7Q at mail.gmail.com>
> 	<CABx0k6niX1ju008W1XrAuyE01WEC+LAoqMh-2eBe89ZvsSYF8A at mail.gmail.com>
> 	<CAAjYNUq2W2-rz_7BgC6P__OgJ+FU-2Si42OGCpPb7Z-KoYj3Ww at mail.gmail.com>
> 	<8D4E34AA-3523-45EA-ACA3-5537E6F1C1AB at panix.com>
> 	<CAAjYNUptY7Y+Yz7fkJERv+xrpFkAvt0sL6MTFYs7wPBYO8=roQ at mail.gmail.com>

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