Changes between Version 5 and Version 6 of DevMailingListRules


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Timestamp:
Dec 26, 2012, 3:18:15 PM (6 years ago)
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planetcruiser
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  • DevMailingListRules

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    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}}}