[Python-ideas] Posting style

Cameron Simpson cs at zip.com.au
Wed Jan 11 01:44:43 CET 2012

On 10Jan2012 17:30, Oleg Broytman <phd at phdru.name> wrote:
| On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 08:13:42AM -0500, Devin Jeanpierre wrote:
| > 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?
|    When I do googling through web-archives I use web browser to read
| what I found. Google, in my experience, produces the most relevant
| results.

It is worth mentioning (since I routinely see it missed it these
discussions) that leaving huge chunks of untrimmed quotes makes it much
harder to find the _relevant_ archived message because of all the
irrelevant keyword hits.

Quote trimming helps put relevant stuff in the email flow and keeps
irrelevant stuff out.

Cameron Simpson <cs at zip.com.au> DoD#743

I swear to god, officer, I'm fixing this bridge. Just go divert traffic.

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