[DRBD-user] Uncorrect threading on mailman Archive for this list

Lars Ellenberg lars.ellenberg at linbit.com
Wed Mar 29 12:07:38 CEST 2017

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.

On Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 11:56:16AM +0200, Lars Ellenberg wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 25, 2017 at 11:54:54AM +0100, Roberto Resoli wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > This is just a note for the mailing list maintainer; it appears that
> > that's something wrong in threading on this ml archive.
> > 
> > I noted that my message:
> > 
> > http://lists.linbit.com/pipermail/drbd-user/2017-March/023117.html
> > 
> > Is incorrectly classified as a reply to :
> > 
> > http://lists.linbit.com/pipermail/drbd-user/2017-March/023118.html
> > 
> > which is not. There is no "In-Reply-To" header in my message.
> Nothing new.  pipermail threading is pretty useless.

Oh. Only looked at the linked messages after my reply.
But in THIS case, there is a References: CAFHV...
to the Message-Id of the other post.

So there, pipermail *correctly* classified it into the same thread, the
one who posted the second message *in*correctly referenced the other one.

The rest is still true, though:

> I never tried to understand why it seems
> to be especially bad with our archives.
> If someone out there can give me a hint what to change
> to make it work better with what we have now, I'm all ears.
> Some day we will upgrade our Mailman,
> I hear the archiver of the newer Mailman is better.
> There are other mail archives, I personally prefer(ed) gmane,
> but given its recent struggle it currently is a bit on-and-off.
> gossamer seems to work for many,
> https://lists.gt.net/drbd/users/
> marc seems to work for others,
> http://marc.info/?l=drbd-user
> feel free to reply with other archives.

: Lars Ellenberg
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