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From Ross Dakin <rossda...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: E-Mail client guidelines on the mailing list
Date Tue, 08 May 2012 00:20:18 GMT
+1

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Ross Dakin
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> -----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
>
>

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