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From "Ersin Er" <ersin...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [OT] Mailing list etiquette
Date Wed, 24 Jan 2007 11:30:35 GMT
On 1/18/07, Alex Karasulu <akarasulu@apache.org> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> We (myself included) have lousy ML etiquette.  It's just going down hill.
>
> Please no posts with html.
>
> No cross posting.
>
> We do not change the subject when appropriate (meaning when the
> conversation topic has shifted to something other than the old subject
> line).  Remember the best knowledge base we have is Google's indices
> into mailing list archives.  So think about that when you write the
> subject line.
>
> We start threads with cryptic subjects without nice tags for tracking
> different kinds of subjects.  The [XXX] convention is only worth
> something if there is consistency in it's use with the right tags.  We
> might have the following:
>
> [ApacheDS]
> [Triplesec]
> [Site]
> [Release]
> [Vote]
> [OT]

[Community] ? For articles etc.

> Also we have big long winded emails.  Email bite sized chunks (not
> tirades) and it's easier to digest and have more responses faster.
>
> Others feel free to add to our faults so we can fix them.  Really the ML
> is the most important tool for this project.  Using it well is very
> important.
>
> Alex
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-- 
Ersin

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