[web-team] Re: [svlug] SVLUG Netiquette Policy

Marc MERLIN marc_news at valinux.com
Wed Sep 19 18:24:01 PDT 2001


On Wed, Sep 19, 2001 at 06:04:50PM -0700, Heather wrote:
> Ah, found it, that part is at the bottom.  "Ask yourself the following..."
> should be down there too.  The major section is entitled "Be Polite".
> Perhaps I should name it "When To Take It Off The List"
 
Sure, sounds fine.
 
> > Mmmh, since outlook doesn't quote the message (i.e. add '> ' and indent),
> > I'm not sure how you can easily quote and interleave answers.
>  
> By marking it up:
> 
> Marc quoth:
> Mmmh, since outlook doesn't quote the message (i.e. add '> ' and indent),
> I'm not sure how you can easily quote and interleave answers.
> </quoth :) >
> 
> 	And possibly indenting your own reply.
 
Ah, I see.
Yeah, I suppose.
I'm not convinced it's any good compared to the agreed on way that everyone
else quotes, but given the broken tool, it's an ok way to deal with it.
 
> But I'll add, that the given fragment doesn't express the method Outlook is
> broken in which you described now.  So it merely looks ad hominem, which
> isn't good netiquette even tho Outlook probably deserves it.
 
Fair enough. Feel free to change.

> > Well, you wrote that, so I'm glad you agree with it ;-)
> 
> <wicked grin>

:-)

Marc
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