Is this for real? I never knew this either. I almost always send emails to the list by 
replying to old ones and changing the subject for new threads. I will remember this in 
the future if I create a thread.

I don't imagine Nikos and I are the only two who did not know this. Though I'm sure 
the habit of replying instead of creating a new email is not the norm either.

<>< Ryan 

-----Original Message-----
From: Jason Wong [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
Sent: Monday, November 25, 2002 11:35 AM
Subject: Re: [PHP-DB] PDFlib

On Monday 25 November 2002 23:19, nikos wrote:

> Hello everybody
> Does evrybody know if there is a free version of PDFlib
> Thanx
> Nikos

You have started a new thread by taking an existing posting and replying to
it while you changed the subject.

That is bad, because it breaks threading. Whenever you reply to a message,
your mail client generates a "References:" header that tells all recipients
which posting(s) your posting refers to. A mail client uses this information
to build a threaded view ("tree view") of the postings.

With your posting style you successfully torpedoed this useful feature; your
posting shows up within an existing thread it has nothing to do with.

Always do a fresh post when you want to start a new thread. To achieve this,
click on "New message" instead of "Reply" within your mail client, and enter
the list address as the recipient. You can save the list address in your
address book for convenience.

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