Weird tagging issue

David Bremner david at
Sun Mar 22 18:12:14 PDT 2020

Brian May <brian at> writes:

> Hmmmm. Maybe the References header is bad. I see a number of emails in
> this thread referencing "pr-wspdigital/bupaoshc/88 at", e.g.:
> === cut ===
> References: <pr-wspdigital/bupaoshc/88 at>
>  <prcomment-140582662 at>
> References: <pr-wspdigital/bupaoshc/88 at>
> References: <pr-wspdigital/bupaoshc/88 at>
>  <pr-wspdigital/bupaoshc/88 at>
> === cut ===
> But "pr-wspdigital/bupaoshc/88 at" doesn't have any
> information uniquely identifying a particular message for PR #88, and
> furthermore I don't see any message ids that look like this in this
> thread.
> I could imagine bad references might be confusing notmuch?

If you still have the messages, maybe you could try the attached script
to visualize the reference structure.

I think dkg and I agreed a few years ago we should ship is as one of our
devel tools, but then I didn't follow through. So I'd be interested in
knowing if it works for you.

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