albert.aribaud at free.fr
Mon Aug 10 18:16:41 CEST 2015
Le Sun, 9 Aug 2015 21:43:49 -0400, Pierre Fortin <pf at pfortin.com> a
> On Mon, 10 Aug 2015 03:13:13 +0200 Michael wrote:
> >I can define a subject for Compose, but not for Reply.
> That's because any message you are replying to has already defined the
> Subject. Why would it ever make sense to change the subject on a reply?
> Beyond adding "Re:"?
One example is a change of... subject without a change of particpants,
for instance because an incident discussion topic is emerging and one
wants to split the conversion between the original and new topic.
There is even a netiquette/recommended way of announcing such a change,
by changing the subject to "Text of new subject (was: text of old
subject)". Well-mannered mailers will even, when replying to such
subject lines, automatically remove the parentheses and enclosed text.
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