[sylpheed:36490] Re: Threaded view sorting by date

Antonio Ospite ao2 at ao2.it
Mon Aug 22 17:51:38 JST 2016

On Wed, 17 Aug 2016 09:18:08 +0900
Hiroyuki Yamamoto <hiro-y at kcn.ne.jp> wrote:

> Hello,
> On Tue, 16 Aug 2016 13:43:20 -0400
> "James D. Amberger" <jim at jimamberger.name> wrote:
> > Threaded view sorting by date sorts the thread by its first message, not its
> > most recent. Therefore if for example I just sent a message, and then look in
> > my Sent folder, the message I just sent won't be at the bottom of the list.
> > This does not seem like desireable behavior. 
> Use 'View - Sort - by thread date'.

JFYI, James confirmed off-list that this solved the issue.

I guess that in the other replies we all were assuming that he was
already sorting "by thread date" and that just the direction was wrong.

I'll take that as a lesson about talking to users :)


Antonio Ospite

A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
   See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Posting_style
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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