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Re: HiJacking Threads Was: hostapd for Fedora 10



On Sun, Jan 4, 2009 at 5:24 PM, g <geleem bellsouth net> wrote:
> if you view the headers of emails, you will find that not all use
> 'In-Reply-To:'
>
> as an example, your email client is;
> }  From: Beartooth <Beartooth swva net>
> }  Message-ID: <pan 2009 01 03 20 38 39 swva net>
> }  References: <495DF108 8030201 greshko com>
> }       <96da45630901021645q40648743ja126d77f8b506446 mail gmail com>
> }  X-Gmane-NNTP-Posting-Host: wireless-216-222-139-029.citizip.com
> }  User-Agent: Pan/0.133 (House of Butterflies)

I presume that's because Gmane is a news posting service. Every
genuine email client I know of supports In-Reply-To. You'll notice
that posts on this list from Gmane users are usually out of their
proper threads. Now you know why. Same thing happens with Yahoo
apparently. Solution: avoid broken clients.

poc


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