[haiku-development] Re: how to write so others read

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 10 Aug 2008 19:09:21 +0200 CEST

"Mathew Schofield" <mr.schofield@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Excessive ranting and bitching will only cause a split in the
> community. I understand that some people dislike certain properties 
> in
> an E-Mail, and some prefer not to waste an extra 1.5-2.5 seconds
> decrypting top-posting, but a line must be drawn.

Top posting and leaving old unrelated context in the mail is 
unfortunate, but bearable. I appreciate if someone mentions the 
netiquette from time to time - it's not that we would force everyone to 
write this way, but it surely doesn't hurt to mention how we prefer to 
If you adapt yourself or not is your decision, but at least you then 
know what you do.

And some style related things, like seen in the previous mails from 
Richard, really make it hard to follow the content. And since I have so 
many mails to read each day, it may happen that I ignore it just 
because of that (as I don't have to answer to any mail anyway). Others 
may do the same, and that's surely not in Richard's interest.


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