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From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :
(From Usenet, GEnie, CompuServe) A more or
less continuous chain of postings on a single subject, sent to
a forum such as a Usenet newsgroup. To "follow a thread"
is to read a series of postings sharing a common subject.
On Usenet these are connected by "Reference" headers. The
better newsreaders can present news in thread order
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