[ILUG] just not practical
murtaghn at tcd.ie
Mon Apr 22 17:49:11 IST 2002
On Monday 22 April 2002 17:29, Gavin McCullagh wrote:
> Using webmail accounts is - I guess - a problem. Like many others on the
> list I personally have an account on a linux machine which I ssh into
> from anywhere. I use the mutt mail client which supports proper mailbox
> threading (I believe pine also does). This moreorless solves that problem
> as all replies are shown directly under the original post. I can't say
> I've come across a webmail system that did that effectively (actually it
> would appear squirrelmail does, but what do eircom use). I quite like the
> way it works (for me) now but I can see your problem.
I've seen, both on ILUG and lkml, that threading doesn't work that well.
I think it's because some MUAs break the threading, or people deliberately
strip out the information needed for the threading to work. Does anyone
know what causes this?
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