[Python-ideas] Meta: Email netiquette
techtonik at gmail.com
Fri Jun 12 15:14:47 CEST 2015
I would gladly use forum interface like http://www.discourse.org/
if there was any linked in message footers. Bottom posting is not
automated in Gmail and takes a lot of energy and dumb repeated
keypresses to complete.
On Wed, Jun 3, 2015 at 1:44 AM, Oleg Broytman <phd at phdru.name> wrote:
> 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.
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