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  • yeah, this is one failing of the "traditional" threading algorithm as described by JWZ at [] .

    what I did in 'mhthread' (despite what the POD says ;) is the following, from a comment:

    > Sort by the date of the earliest message with that subject line. However:
    > if messages share a subject line, but don't refer to each other using IRT
    > or Refs headers, and were posted far enough apart (greater than 24 hours),
    > then don't thread them consecutively; allow other thre
    • Yeah, but that still means a new message to an older thread goes higher up the screen.

      I wanted's design - all new messages go to the to bottom of the screen, attached to their thread.
      • oh I see what you mean; the entire thread is moved to match the newest message's location. hmm, I may have to hack that.