Why don't you respect the mail threads?!

Pontus Pihlgren pontus at Update.UU.SE
Wed Feb 21 09:39:00 CST 2018

Which part is it that bothers you? That the subject is not changed 
(which I did) or that the In-Reply-To: header is preserved which 
mucks up threading in my client.

anyway, this has been up for discussion before with little 
improvements..so I have given up and accept status quo.


P.S. sorry if my emulator mail was booring. D.S.

On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 01:26:57PM +0100, Philipp Hachtmann via cctalk wrote:
> I have to say that I hate this email thread abuse so much...!
> Is it so difficult to leave the thread about PICTURES (fill in whatever
> topic it was about) intact? It would be so much better to start a new
> thread instead:
> - Does not disturb original discussion.
> - Can be found and identified easily: Do you think that you will find the
> <blah blah emulator intersting blah> easily in a few years if it's
> discussed under the caption "VCF PNW 2018: Picture!"?
> And on the other hand there are those people who seem to be unable to
> create a prober reply to the list and therefore make threads appear
> scattered and broken into many many pieces...
> Sorry for ranting, but I enjoyed the pictures and following discussion so
> much and now encountering that dumb emulator discussion in this place
> annoys me so much...!
> And yes, I know that I sent this message as a reply to another message.
> Kind regards
> Philipp
> On 19.02.2018 15:44, geneb via cctalk wrote:
> >On Sun, 18 Feb 2018, Zane Healy via cctalk wrote:
> >
> >>What do they have up there for Honeywell?  Any DPS-8’s?  I know they
> >>should have at least a box of GCOS-8 manuals (in hindsight, the only
> >>manuals I regret sending up there).
> >
> >Zane, they've got a DPS-8 maintenance/operator/? panel sitting right out
> >front.  It's fully operational and is connected via some magic hardware
> >to a Raspberry Pi running a Multics emulator. The guy that wrote the
> >emulator gave a talk that should be the first one you watch once Erik has
> >a chance to get the video posted.

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