[SC-Help] Re: Help reporting from a gmail account
h9vzc2i02 at sneakemail.com
Tue Nov 30 08:40:22 EST 2004
"Mike Easter" <MikeE at ster.invalid> wrote in message
news:cohql3$qiq$1 at news.spamcop.net...
> Anon_ wrote:
> > How does gmail group the spams into "conversations" (I am thinking of
> > these posts as 'conversations' which are grouped when one clicks on
> > "reply group") but how does gmail know which e-mails make up a
> > 'conversation' to go together in a group??? Strange???
> I've only been tinkering with gmail a little while, and I haven't
> experimented much to figure things out, so I would have to guess at what
> /really/ constitutes a conversation software-wise. It /looks like/ a
> conversation is a group of messages with a similar subject, but I expect
> that the subject can change within a conversation just as it can in a
> newsgroup. I'm thinking the conversation could be 'strung together'
> based on the line 'In-Reply-To' similar to the way nntp threads are
> handled, which isn't 100% consistent between newsreaders. I don't think
> OE's Group Messages by Conversation works exactly the same as other
> newsreaders' methods of threading.
I mentioned oe only because I have had no experience with 'conversations'
grouping with any other e-mails (my oe real conversation e-mails do not
Seems that even if the spams are grouped as a conversation, one could
'reply' to one of the members of the group (a single spam) without involving
any of the other members of the group - therefore one should be able to
process one spam then process another single spam - etc.
Too bad the spam has to be opened to "do" anything with it.
A SpamCop user and forum reader,
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