Re: OT: the power of a subject line

Subject: Re: OT: the power of a subject line
From: "Cassandra Greer" <cassandra -at- greer -dot- de>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2008 22:15:25 +0100

I learned early on in my Internet life that usually by approx. every 10th
message in a thread, the topic of the thread has changed significantly so I
usually only check every 10th message to see what the new topic is and
whether it is of interest :D

 Saves time :)

 Cass :)

 
> ----- Ursprüngliche Nachricht -----
> Von: Bill Swallow
>
>
> If the topic of discussion shifts in a thread, then the subject line
> should change to reflect the new topic.
>
> C'mon, we're tech writers. We should know to do this.
>
> On Jan 30, 2008 2:25 PM, Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net> wrote:
> > I'm going back-and-forth through this thread to find the purpose of the
> > thread or at least a primary topic. It seems like the posters to this
> > thread all have a different topic, so they aren't all talking about
> apples;
> > they're not even talking about apples and oranges. Heck! I don't even
> > think these guys are even close to the same orchard basket.
>
>
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