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RE: cygwin processes and system'ed processes using 100% CPU
- From: "Dave Korn" <dk at artimi dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2004 17:16:22 -0000
- Subject: RE: cygwin processes and system'ed processes using 100% CPU
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cygwin-owner On Behalf Of Steven Hartland
> Sent: 27 January 2004 16:49
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: cygwin processes and system'ed processes using 100% CPU
> Sorry did I miss something where was the new issue?
Here's (some of) the headers from your first post with the current subject
From: "Steven Hartland" <[REDACTED EMAIL ADDRESS]>
To: <[REDACTED EMAIL ADDRESS]>
Subject: cygwin processes and system'ed processes using 100% CPU
Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2004 14:43:35 -0000
The 'references' header shows that rather than starting a new mail and
entering the address of the ML in the To: field, you took the shortcut of
opening a mail you'd just received, hitting Reply, and replacing the subject
and contents with a new one. The mail you replied to is this one from the
Although some mailers, notably M$ ones, display the threading of posts
based purely on the Subject: header, others respect the References: header
and therefore place your post in the same thread as the one you were
replying to, even though you changed the subject.
Using reply rather than starting a fresh mail is a natural enough way to
save yourself a bit of typing, but there's a bit of hidden persistent state
in there that not everyone knows about!
Can't think of a witty .sigline today....
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