[BangPypers] Mailing list etiquette
jeffjosejeff at gmail.com
Mon Aug 4 17:02:01 CEST 2014
On Mon, Aug 4, 2014 at 2:23 PM, Noufal Ibrahim KV <noufal at nibrahim.net.in>
> On Mon, Aug 04 2014, Jeffrey Jose wrote:
> > I agree with almost all of it, except for these 2.
> > 1. No HTML emails
> I don't like HTML emails because usual textual matter doesn't need
> it. It simply bloats things and if the renderer your client is using
> doesn't have some feature that the sender uses, it'll appear broken.
I'm curious how do you read your mails? Noufal, if my memory serves me
right you're an emacs person. So emacs perhaps?
I'm in the vim camp, so I use my browser for email.
> > 2. No attachments.
> This makes sense for a list because, as I understand it, the list server
> has to send a copy of the attachment to everyone on the list. It's an
> avoidable expense. A lot simpler to send a link to something on dropbox
> or somewhere.
> .. and since I use browser, I appreciate an email that's nicely
formatted. Yes, that includes contextual information with embedded images.
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