incubator-cloudstack-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Kelven Yang <kelven.y...@citrix.com>
Subject RE: E-Mail client guidelines on the mailing list
Date Mon, 07 May 2012 23:51:49 GMT
+1

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alex Huang [mailto:Alex.Huang@citrix.com]
> Sent: Monday, May 07, 2012 4:44 PM
> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: RE: E-Mail client guidelines on the mailing list
> 
> >> - No top-quoting, only bottom quoting or in-line
> 
> I agree with most of these guidelines.  I can see most of them makes
> sense for plain text reading in emails/archives and on phones.  The only
> one I have a problem with is bottom-quoting.  With most email clients
> supporting threading nowadays, it is faster for readers or followers of a
> thread to do top-quoting.  I think if you have specific items that you're
> answering to then you should trim and do in-line.  This email, for
> example, to me is in-line with one item.  If you are replying to an email
> as a whole, then you should simply top-quote.  For the people who are
> reading archives, it's not too much trouble to follow in reverse but for
> people who are actively participating in a conversation, it saves a lot
> of time not to have to scroll down.
> 
> --Alex


Mime
View raw message