Changes between Version 5 and Version 6 of DevMailingListRules


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Timestamp:
Dec 26, 2012 3:18:15 PM (5 years ago)
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planetcruiser
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  • DevMailingListRules

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    1010 
    1111=== Reply below === 
    12 Write in quoted context. Quoting the whole message you are replying to and writing a single sentence at the top is bad style. It will confuse readers and they will lose interest in a thread. Instead, write directly below the sentence you are referring to and cut out all the rest. Leave the "xxx wrote on yyy:" that your email client adds at the top. See the quotes section of the [http://en.opensuse.org/openSUSE:Mailing_list_netiquette#Quoting openSUSE mailing list guidelines] for details 
     12Write in quoted context. Quoting the whole message you are replying to and writing a single sentence at the top is bad style. It will confuse readers and they will lose interest in a thread. Instead, write directly below the sentence you are referring to and cut out all the rest. Leave the "xxx wrote on yyy:" that your email client adds at the top. See the quotes section of the [http://en.opensuse.org/openSUSE:Mailing_list_netiquette#Quoting openSUSE mailing list guidelines] for details and have a look at the example at the bottom of this page. 
    1313 
    1414=== Address your audience === 
     
    3232=== No bikeshedding === 
    3333OK, that's impossible, so at least try to reduce it to a minimum. If you don't know what bikeshed is, [http://bikeshed.com/ RTFM] and worship [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parkinson's_law_of_triviality Parkinson]. ;) 
     34 
     35== Example == 
     36An email following all the rules would look like this: 
     37{{{ 
     38Subject: javascript be gone (was: Re: Making BW Lynx compatible) 
     39 
     40hi everyone, hi beawer, 
     41 
     42On 01/04/12 11:11, B. Wer wrote: 
     43> Hi all, 
     44>  
     45> we should remove all javascript from the live site. 
     46 
     47ok, sure. let's do it. i created http://trac.bewelcome.org/ticket/007 for it. 
     48 
     49> last time i checked js usage on the internet was in rapid decline. 
     50 
     51i read the same. also the whole mobile-first thing is bogus. but that's for 
     52another thread. i will post something about this in a minute. 
     53 
     54cheers, tony 
     55 
     56--  
     57The grass is always greener on the other side. - A wise man 
     58 
     59Web: http://bewelcome.org 
     60Phone: 0190-666888999 
     61}}}