[Python-ideas] Posting style
jeanpierreda at gmail.com
Tue Jan 10 14:13:42 CET 2012
On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 7:43 AM, Oleg Broytman <phd at phdru.name> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 07:15:07AM -0500, Devin Jeanpierre wrote:
>> > Sorry for the noise but can I ask at least? Yes, I am an old fart
>> > joined the Net at 1991, but I find netiquette really useful for effective
>> > communication and deviations from it inconvenient and annoying.
>> Is replying like this acceptable?
> I am not going to mandate anything (first, I don't have power).
> Anything is acceptable. But decide for yourself what is convenient *for
> you*. Imagine you are reading through a big and complex discussion with
> many threads. Or think about looking for information in the mailing
> list(s) archive. How much excessive information can you bear? What
> posing style would be the best in that cases?
I don't really understand the objection. My mail client hides unbroken
quotes at the bottom of an email, so that I don't see anything except
what you quoted (if I read my own email), plus my signature. I take it
yours doesn't do this?
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