[Python-ideas] Meta: Email netiquette

Ryan Gonzalez rymg19 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 12 17:02:16 CEST 2015



On June 12, 2015 8:14:47 AM CDT, anatoly techtonik <techtonik at gmail.com> wrote:
>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.

Not really. I just did it right now.

>
>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?
>>
>>    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Posting_style
>>
>> 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.
>> --
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>phd at phdru.name
>>            Programmers don't die, they just GOSUB without RETURN.
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