Denis Bueno <dbueno@gmai...> writes:
> I tried that, but, searching for 'thread' in a huge database of
> mailing list 'threads' is not as useful as one might think. =]
> Is there one conversation in particular you are thinking of?
Yes; the following Google search yields many good first-page hits,
including the thread I remember:
site:gnu.org emacs multi-threaded
`Cars give people wonderful freedom and increase their opportunities.
But they also destroy the environment, to an extent so drastic that
they kill all social life' (from _A Pattern Language_)