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Re^2: Automatic Re-ing with numbers

by Aristotle (Chancellor)
on Aug 11, 2003 at 04:45 UTC ( #282750=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Automatic Re-ing with numbers
in thread Automatic Re-ing with numbers

I'm used to it from mailing lists and such.
Hmm? Mails tend to have a single "Re:" with no indication of depth. All of the mailers I've ever used keep it that way, and therefor so do the mailing lists. I can hardly find any "Re: Re:" mails in my mboxes and none with "Re: Re: Re:" or more.

Makeshifts last the longest.

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Re: Re^2: Automatic Re-ing with numbers
by sauoq (Abbot) on Aug 11, 2003 at 09:34 UTC
    Mails tend to have a single "Re:" with no indication of depth.

    Of course you are right. I just seem to be living in the past. I did a little zgrep'ing on my archives and found many more occurences of multiple "re"s from 1996 then in more recent years. And, it was worse; there were all sorts of ugly combos of "Re" and "RE" and even a couple with "re".

    *shrug* So, those long strings of "Re"s look rather normal to me. What can I say?

    "My two cents aren't worth a dime.";

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