On Tue, Mar 2, 2021 at 09:38 PM, Mike Hanauer wrote:
I think I agree with John here. If you change the subject, you SHOULD create a new thread by doing so.
Usually you change it because the original subjectline was too vague (e.g. "I have a question"), or because the discussion has err.. "gone off on a tangent"(?), that is the discussion is about something other than the original topic
I wonder if that could be changed. If I understand the mechanism, perhaps viaIf you want to maintain the threading, the traditional way is by changing the original subject ( "I have a question" ) to the new one ("topic at hand") like this:
Topic at hand (was: I have a question)
Of course, replies to older posts would still have the old subject