Re: TRN: "marked" threads, need 2nd mark, where *I've* posted.

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On Tue, Aug 20, 2002 at 11:44:00AM -0400, David Combs wrote:
> One critical need for a 2nd mark is evident in how I both read and, at
> times, participate in threads.
> The (er, my) problem is that the ones I've posted to, and people are
> nice enough to respond to, thus answering some question I've asked,
> and for which it is only polite for me to *soon* check back and see if
> there's a response (or two or ten), and for which it is exceedingly
> *rude* to *not* notice a response for a week or two ("I'll never help
> *him* again -- doesn't even have the common courtesy to read our
> goddamn well-thought-out answers to his questions!") -- those
> important-to-get-back-to-QUICKLY threads are mixed in with the vastly
> more that are only "of interest, but only for reading".

Isn't that sort of what 'trn -p' is for, to auto-select replies to your
posts? You may have to make sure to set $FROM appropriately.

Of course it relies on you at least visiting each group at least now and

Colin Watson                                  []

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