NEW posts to the list - List archive health - please :-)

Grzegorz (Greg) Pasternak grzegorz at myfastcom.ca
Mon Jan 29 14:10:47 EST 2018


It looks like spring is coming soon as we are again touching on this subject.
I think once we start seeing subject "is Omnis dead already" the spring will be definitely out there.

Have a great day.
;-)



On Jan 29, 2018, at 7:12 AM, Marc De Roover <omnis1 at arcict.com> wrote:

> Dear fellow Omnis (list)users,
> 
> In the last week I noticed that many new posts have been started by replying to a post and just changing the Subject.
> For users using a mail client which is relying on the thread-ID’s to sort out the thread-order ( ex: MailMate ) this leads to reaaaally long threads and confusion, CONFUSION, . . . ( didn’t I see a mail about , . . . )
> 
> example: An’s  - Omnis 8.1.3  64bit with Frontbasedam has been forked for at least 13 subjects 69 mails ( an evil laughter emerges from the darkside of the list ) and counting.
> 
> For those having problems remembering the lists mail address ( like myself ):
> "omnisdev-en at lists.omnis-dev.com> 
> OR: click >  mailto:omnisdev-en at lists.omnis-dev.com
> 
> OR ... you can simply copy it from a posting ;-) and past it in my NEW mail !!! ( quite high tech isn’t it :-) )
> 
> 
> I feel this will not only help us, list readers, to better follow/respond to the messages, but also improve the quality of our so beloved list-archive and contain the darkside.
> 
> For those interested on learning more on “thread-ID”: I refer to post with subject: OT Omni-li(s)t-iquette - new post to the list
> 
> Many thanks in advance,
> 
> 
> 
> Marc
> 
> PS: @ the LIST-MOMS: what about to put a “start_a_new_thread_mail_to”-link ( like the above mail_to ) at the bottom of each post.
> 	a overhead which makes life sooooo much easier
> 
> 	
> 
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