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From <Jan.Mate...@rzf.fin-nrw.de>
Subject AW: JIRA/gmail threading (was: Re: [Vote] move defect tracking from bugzilla to Jira)
Date Wed, 25 Apr 2007 06:28:52 GMT
BTW, my Outlook 2003 has opened a new thread for this email ;-) 

Jan

>-----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
>Von: Jeff Turner [mailto:jefft@apache.org] 
>Gesendet: Mittwoch, 25. April 2007 05:35
>An: Ant Developers List
>Betreff: JIRA/gmail threading (was: Re: [Vote] move defect 
>tracking from bugzilla to Jira)
>
>On Tue, Apr 24, 2007 at 11:56:53AM -0500, Dominique Devienne wrote:
>> On 4/24/07, Alexey Solofnenko <trelony@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >GMail itself does not honour threading info. For each bug, 
>I get two 
>> >message
>> >threads - one with "NEW" and another with continuation. The 
>thread is also
>> >broken in GMail, if the title is changed.  There is no such 
>problem in
>> >Thunderbird.
>> 
>> True enough, GMail does get confused sometimes, and put the NEW email
>> separately from the rest of the thread, but it works often enough to
>> be useful. Does Thunderbird do proper threading with JIRA emails? In
>> any case, I prefer online access from anywhere to these mails, so
>> Thunderbird is not really on option for me.
>> 
>> Hopefully someone who knows JIRA well can tell me it does do 
>threading
>> correctly, to remove my objection (or I should say plays nice with
>> GMail). --DD
>
>JIRA appends an In-Reply-To: <messageid> headers to replies, 
>just as RFC
>2822 says it should. This results in threading in Thunderbird and
>(AFAIK) most other mail clients, including Outlook.
>
>GMail appears to simply rely on the Subject. This seems plain broken to
>me, even for regular usage. Eg. in this mail I've changed the 
>subject to
>reflect the change in focus, but it's still the same thread (as
>evidenced by the In-Reply-To), and mail clients should reflect that.
>
>If anyone knows of magic headers to get GMail to thread mails with
>different subjects, please let me know and we'll add it to JIRA.
>Otherwise I guess there will have to be a "Use uninformative subjects"
>flag to appease gmail.
>
>
>--Jeff
>
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