egroups has problems with thread structure ?

Thilo Schwidurski thilo.s at
Fri Jan 19 15:28:02 UTC 2001

--- In self-interest at, Jecel Assumpcao Jr <jecel at m...> 
> Thilo,
> > is there a way to post a reply *via email* *without* loosing the 
> > thread structure ? Did you make the same experience ?
> If you choose "View Source" for your message, you will see that your
> mail program (Netscape 4.7) generates a "References:" field but not 
> "In-Reply-To:" field (like Kmail, the software I am using, does. See
> the source for this message as an example).
> My own programs take this into account when calculating "threads", 
> it seems that the egroups software does not. Other than switching to
> another email software or getting to egroups people to fix their
> software, there is no simple solution.
> -- Jecel

I see. Thanks for the information, Jecel. I sent a suggestion to 


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