[Geany-devel] Stil of mailing list

Randy Kramer rhkramer at xxxxx
Sun Mar 13 16:43:33 UTC 2011

On Sunday 13 March 2011 10:30:08 am Frank Lanitz wrote:
> On Sun, 13 Mar 2011 13:43:48 +1100
> Lex Trotman <elextr at gmail.com> wrote:
> >  Of course leaving all the content in
> > makes the mailing much larger and its harder to find the new
> > content. To combat this learn to use your mailers quoted text
> > hiding features, and if it doesn't have them, switch to one that
> > does.
> I disagree.
> E.g. there is no reason to keep a footer inside quoted mail as this
> is also not solved by a folding mail client.
> Also folding of messages is introducing a lot of complexity into mail
> client on the one hand as well as having a look onto stile of quoted
> text -- there is a lot of quoted text on one level which makes the
> folding feature nearly useless in many cases.
> For me its just a matter of good behavior just to quote things you
> are really relaying on. For the rest there is a thread, mailing list
> archive or whatever.


Randy Kramer

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