[Python-ideas] Meta: Email netiquette

Oleg Broytman phd at phdru.name
Wed Jun 3 00:44:20 CEST 2015

On Tue, Jun 02, 2015 at 03:28:33PM -0700, u8y7541 The Awesome Person <surya.subbarao1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> What do you mean by replying inine?


A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
A: Top-posting.
Q: What is the most annoying thing in e-mail?

> On Mon, Jun 1, 2015 at 10:22 PM, Andrew Barnert <abarnert at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > On Jun 1, 2015, at 20:41, u8y7541 The Awesome Person
> > <surya.subbarao1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I think you're right. I was also considering ... "editing" my Python
> > distribution. If they didn't implement my suggestion for correcting floats,
> > at least they can fix this, instead of making people hack Python for good
> > results!
> >
> >
> > If you're going to reply to digests, please learn how to reply inline
> > instead of top-posting (and how to trim out all the irrelevant stuff). It's
> > next to impossible to tell which part of which of the messages you're
> > replying to even in simple cases like this one, with only 4 messages in the
> > digest.

     Oleg Broytman            http://phdru.name/            phd at phdru.name
           Programmers don't die, they just GOSUB without RETURN.

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