[fpc-pascal] FPC / Lazarus install on Fedora 18

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-pascal at telemetry.co.uk
Fri May 24 11:24:21 CEST 2013

md at rpzdesign.com wrote:
> Oops,
> Looks like there is an internal list coded identifier that links the 
> thread of emails together.

Yes, that's been in email since the earliest days- 30 years or so. Look:

<CACyNnZOGvac=9fBJOeBApW6xi3S8K+HxgTwEQCuYQdzH4Uvyqw at mail.gmail.com> 
<CACyNnZP6SHuOyi75AXwcxJxr_9LoGFurp_sMaZU9nyS+skxm=g at mail.gmail.com> 
<CACyNnZOLWCZ=AxZgfJS4duzK6eK5PUBVie1fH=Z1Xg+7d4ZEOg at mail.gmail.com> 
<519CB0E8.1000802 at rpzdesign.com> <519CB1CC.8020400 at epidata.info> 
<519CE1E3.7000408 at rpzdesign.com> <20130523163755.1f278aba at darkbreed>

That is totally distinct from the subject line, which is really there 
only as a summary and which can be changed without breaking an existing 

My understanding is that MS mail clients have not been very good at 
honouring this over the years, but "standards compliant" software always 
has. The fact that a lot of people make this mistake in ignorance is 
really no excuse.


> The moral of the story is to create a completely new email to start 
> another discussion thread
> and stay away from "Reply" button for convenience.


Ask yourself: would you walk into a party with a friend, find two people 
in earnest conversation, stand next to them talking loudly and expect 
them to be happy about it?

Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk

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