On Thu, Oct 11, 2007 at 11:26:25AM +0200, Per Boysen wrote: > On 11 okt 2007, at 09.29, Claude Voit wrote: > > >somewhere in the message header are some nb/codes that make the > >conversation tree understandable by the email client and organizes > >the display in our respective mail client. > > This is something I have not heard of? No email system I have been > using works like that (MS Windows Office Outlook, Outlook Express, > Eudora, MS Entourage for Mac, Apple Mail, online web browser > dependent G-Mail, online web browser PHP system Squirrel). When > sorting according to Subject (equalling "thread") the function is > based on alphabetical order, leaving out those short abbreviations > typically added by the email client, as "Re", "RE", "FW" etc. Every email gets a message ID, and when you reply to it, that goes in the headers. Many mailers, like Thunderbird, IIRC, support thread presentation based on these headers. I use MUTT. These lines in my headers are key: > In-Reply-To: > <58694CE7-DDBC-4B82-8447-CB391CF71704@gmail.com> It's quite handy. -- Yours, Niall. .. . . . . . . . . . Aleph Null. A Simple Insinuation Around Silence. http://aleph-null.net .. .. gpg public key - http://aleph-null.net/niall.gpg .. ..