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Subject: Re: "Re[6]: subject"
From: Robert Mah <rmah @ angel . net>
Date: Tue, 3 Dec 1996 13:05:38 -0500
To: list-managers @ GreatCircle . COM
Cc: jms @ tardis . Tymnet . COM (Joe Smith)
In-reply-to: <9612030033 . AA07818 @ tardis . tymnet . com>

>In reference to the subject lines of
>	Subject
>	Re: Subject
>	Re[2]: Subject
>	Re[4]: Subject
>	Re: Re[4]: Subject
>which mailer is responsible for the abomination of adding "[n]" after "Re:"?
>Isn't there an RFC that states "thou shalt not change 'Re:' to anything else"?

I think it's a BBS called First Class by SoftArc.  I recall long arguments
with their developers on USENET a few years ago about this very issue.
They were arrogant and basically said they were right and the rest of the
world was wrong.


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