[Geany-devel] Stil of mailing list

Lex Trotman elextr at xxxxx
Sun Mar 13 23:24:57 UTC 2011

On 14 March 2011 01:30, Frank Lanitz <frank at frank.uvena.de> 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.

Yes it is.

> 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.

Complexity in the mail client isn't my problem, I'm not writing it :-)

> 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.

See my replies to Thomas.  It seems some people don't read them before


> Cheers, Frank
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