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RE: FW: tetex 2.99

On Mon, 17 Jan 2005, Dave Korn wrote:

> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: cygwin-talk-owner On Behalf Of Christopher Faylor
> > Sent: 17 January 2005 17:55
> > On Mon, Jan 17, 2005 at 05:08:54PM -0000, Dave Korn wrote:
> > >I nominate the appended post for 'Non-sequitur of the week', or
> > >possibly even the year!
> >
> > You saw the threading, right?
>   Naww.  I use a non-threaded view.  Sutbleties like that go flying
> right over my head until I happen to drop in on the web archive and
> chase the follow-up links.
> > The poster did the old "I don't know how
> > to send email to the cygwin list, so I'll just respond to this message
> > and change the subject trick."
>   Awww, *that* old one.  Must have saved him at least half-a-dozen
> keypresses, though.
>   Say, you could probably whip up a spamfilter to detect when someone
> changes the subject in a thread and bounce their post.  Now that _would_
> be mean!

Surely you meant "detect when someone changes the subject in a thread and
bounce their post *unless* they have an X-I-meant-to-do-that: header in
their message"? :-)
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