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Re: Meta-question : why so few "Re: " subjects ?

From: Philip Taylor (Webmaster) <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2007 17:38:42 +0100
Message-ID: <46361B92.6020307@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: HTML Working Group <public-html@w3.org>

Mea culpa : I now see that it is Seamonkey removing
the "Re: " prefix from its summary listing of
received messages.  I have not observed this
behaviour previously, and it's not manifesting
itself on other lists, so I am confused but it
is clearly not an issue for this list per se.

** Phil.
Philip Taylor (Webmaster) wrote:
 > Dear Colleagues -- As a newcomer to the group, I am finding
 > it very difficult to find my way through the plethora of
 > messages as so few have a "Re: " prefix in the subject
 > line even when they are clearly replies to earlier
 > messages.  Is this an intentional part of this list's
 > protocol, or is it an artifact of the widespread use
 > by list members of an e-mail client that does not
 > automatically insert this prefix ?
 > Philip Taylor
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