On Thu, 26 Jan 2012 13:44:50 +0100, Gregor Zattler <email@example.com> wrote: > Hi Jamie, Austin, > * Jameson Graef Rollins <firstname.lastname@example.org> [25. Jan. 2012]: > > On Wed, 25 Jan 2012 20:19:03 -0500, Austin Clements <amdragon@MIT.EDU> wrote: > >> One very common cause of this is someone using "reply" to get an > >> initial set of recipients, but then replacing the entire message and > >> subject (presumably without realizing that the mail is still tracking > >> what it was a reply to). This can also happen if someone > >> intentionally replies to multiple messages (though few mail clients > >> support this), or if there was a message ID collision. > > > > This is a very common occurrence for me as well. I would put money down > > that this is what you're seeing. > > I thought about this too and this is why I checked for any > occurrence of Message-IDs in the other emails: > > |> I isolated the thread I was interested in, > |> extracted the message ids of its messages and greped the rest of > |> the messages for this message ids: no matches. Therefore no of > |> the rests messages are part of the thread I was interested in > > perhaps there was a logic error in how I did this: > > |>  grep -I "^Message-Id:" /tmp/thread-I-m-interested-in.mbox |sed -e "s/Message-Id: <//I" -e "s/>$//" >really.mid > |> grep -I -F really.mid rest.mbox > |> --> no match > > /tmp/thread-I-m-interested-in.mbox is a mbox with messages > I'minterested in, the "real" ones. really.mid is a list of > Message-IDs of these "real" emails. rest.mbox is a mbox with the > other emails, Emacs showed in his notmuch show buffer but are > other threads. > > Since there is no match I concluded, the threads are not linked. > Perhaps I made a mistake. I'l retest it and report again. But > right now I don't have the time to do this. Do you have an mbox file in the maildir indexed by notmuch? That seems like the issue. Jani.