Re: [R] How to reply to a thread if .. R-help mails .. in digest

From: Martin Maechler <maechler_at_stat.math.ethz.ch>
Date: Tue 15 Aug 2006 - 19:29:18 EST

Thanks a lot, Ted, for the good extensive explanation. Let me try summarize, confirm and add a bit w/o repeating too much:

 { And as Ted mentioned; unfortunately, we still have too many    r-help posters who **misuse** their e-mail-software's `reply'    and then inadvertently "hijack threads"... }

This is all based on international e-mail standards (RFC/..) mostly going back into the age where most R-help readers have not ever used e-mail..

*So* : What we (and many) recommend to all digest subscribers  is to activate the "MIME" option - on their mailing list  "membership info page" to where you get from  https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help  after entering your e-mail address at the very bottom of the  page (and then your list password).

Martin Maechler,
ETH Zurich, provider of (most of) the mailing list infrastructure for R.



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