[standards-jig] JEP-85: Chat State Notifications

Jacek Konieczny jajcus at bnet.pl
Tue Jul 22 06:55:23 UTC 2003

On Mon, Jul 21, 2003 at 10:44:45AM -0700, Peter Ronez wrote:
> Imagine an outline that gets built-up using just messaging. Messages without
> IDs make up the top most level of the outline. Then the users reply to messages
>  (composing with ID + the message itself) and the response becomes a child of
> the message being responded to. The final result would be a tree being built
> just by plain messaging. Users of the outline would be able to observe where
> others are replying in "real-time" and then see the message come into the
> correct position in the tree once it's received.

I guess you would like to see something like "References:" header in
mail/news. It could be really usable - thread ID may be sometimes not
enough, but I don't think such a new feature is critical. 


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