[BangPypers] Mailing list etiquette

Jeffrey Jose jeffjosejeff at gmail.com
Mon Aug 4 17:03:34 CEST 2014


On Mon, Aug 4, 2014 at 8:13 PM, Anand Chitipothu <anandology at gmail.com>
wrote:

>
> On Mon, Aug 4, 2014 at 2:23 PM, Noufal Ibrahim KV <noufal at nibrahim.net.in>
> wrote:
>
>> 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 agree. We don't need HTML emails.
>
> > 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.
>>
>
> Not only that, it is a pain to download something and open it in some
> application just to know what is inside. It is a lot better to send a link
> instead of sending attachments.
>

​Anand, how do you consume your emails? I get my emails on my phones as
well, in gmail, which has a preview feature in both desktop and on mobile.​

>
> Anand
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