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Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Reply settings on this list have changed
- Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Reply settings on this list have changed
- From: anne-ology <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2012 09:50:24 -0500
- To: Tom <email@example.com>
- Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
And may I add this use of acronyms is silly ... are we supposed to
memorize each new one ???
here's supposedly a complete listing -
Yes, growing up pre-computers was different from you post-computer
youngsters, but bear in mind that using acronyms confuses the communication
since many of these are duplicates ;-)
On Thu, Aug 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM, Tom Davies <email@example.com> wrote:
> Bottom posting is a good way to alienate most of the target
> market-shares that LO needs to break into. Many new people are
> completely unaware that there is any other way of posting other than
> top-posting because top posting is so widespread.
> Also there are a ridiculous number of rules, such as how and when to snip,
> makes it more time consuming and difficult for new people that have
> only joined the list to deal with one or 2 specific questions, not to
> change their entire life-style.
> How about we 1st get the world using LibreOffice and THEN start opening
> people to new ways of doing things?
> Oh and this new way of having to use "Reply to all" instead of "Reply" is
> brilliant! It makes it more difficult to keep things on-list and more
> difficult for new arrivals to the list. Perfect!!
> Regards from
> Tom :)
> From: Marc Paré <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: [libreoffice-users] Re: Reply settings on this list have changed
> To: email@example.com
> Date: Thursday, 16 August, 2012, 7:03
> Hi Anne and Jay,
> Le 2012-08-16 00:53, Jay Lozier a écrit :
> >> (3) Thank you for standing up against these list-members who respond
> >> at the bottom !
> > Actually there are two different philosophies. Top posting works best
> > when only a few people are actively involved in the conversation and all
> > are actively following the thread. For most exchanges this works very
> > well because it mimics a verbal conversation.
> > Bottom posting is done on lists because someone may not have seen the
> > initial post and the context of the answers and other follow up posts.
> > The idea is that the thread can be followed with the oldest post on top
> > to latest on the bottom as if you are reading a report.
> > Inline posting is sometimes done when it is easier to answer each issue
> > raised.
> > I did a combination of inline and bottom posting
> > Also snip is used to indicate that part of the original has been deleted
> > by the poster
> > <snip>
> Please review
> http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Netiquette#Top-Posting_vs_Bottom-Postingfor more information on posting.
> This topic has been covered several times on this list. FYI, we recommend
> bottom posting if possible along with inline posting, in order to preserve
> the flow of discussion for all.
> It just makes it easier for everyone to work on the lists if we adopt the
> same way of responding to email.
> Thanks for your help.
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