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Re: Thunderbird bug or feature?



On Sat, 2009-06-20 at 13:51 -0500, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 16:42:06 -0700,
>   Konstantin Svist <fry kun gmail com> wrote:
> > 
> > In 1-to-1 emails, though, this quickly becomes annoying since emails go
> > back and forward a lot and you'd need to scroll down more and more to
> > read each successive messages. It makes sense to leave the original
> > thread at the bottom in case CCed readers join in in the middle and for
> > general reference/sanity checks (which email is this one a reply to?).
> 
> You're supposed to trim the messages.
> There are a few prominent posters on the Fedora lists that don't trim
> posts and reading their replies is more difficult than it should be.

Amen to that. Also, the whole purpose of threading is to enable you to
check the history of each message. Copying the entire cumulative history
into each reply is counterproductive.

poc


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