[Haskell-cafe] Issues of the "mailto" link on the list archive page

Ian Lynagh igloo at earth.li
Sun Jun 8 09:41:38 EDT 2008

On Sat, Jun 07, 2008 at 10:21:13AM -0400, Xiao-Yong Jin wrote:
> I had private conversation with Andrzej Jaworski about the
> fact that his reply to Alberto Ruiz's post is off thread.
> What he did was clicking on the "mailto" link beside the
> author's name on the list archive web page [1].
> [1] http://www.haskell.org/pipermail/haskell-cafe/2008-June/044023.html
> I am not quite sure about what this link is supposed to do.
> But, if it is meant for people to click and reply to the
> thread, it is not doing this correctly, as the "Subject" and
> "In-Reply-To" fields in the link are obtained from these
> fields in the head of current email.  It would be useful if
> the link shows "Subject" with an added "Re: " if there is
> not already one, and fill in the "in-Reply-To" field with
> the value from the "Message-Id" field of current email
> head.  An optional "Reference" field is informative for most
> of the email client, too.

If anyone knows how we can make mailman do this better, please let us


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