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From "Dennis E. Hamilton" <dennis.hamil...@acm.org>
Subject RE: users@openoffice.org [Was: Re: [Discussion] dev@openoffice.org]
Date Tue, 23 Aug 2011 19:50:09 GMT
Rory,

There are those who think it is necessary netiquette to bottom post and also keep the entire
thread.  (I'm not one of them.)

There is no answer to this.

 - Dennis

-----Original Message-----
From: Rory O'Farrell [mailto:ofarrwrk@iol.ie] 
Sent: Tuesday, August 23, 2011 07:09
To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
Subject: Re: users@openoffice.org [Was: Re: [Discussion] dev@openoffice.org]

On Tue, 23 Aug 2011 15:29:50 +0200
Eike Rathke <ooo@erack.de> wrote:
<snip>
> Mailing lists are much more accepted by those who actually help because
> handling is much easier than any web forum. You can setup your own
> scoring, flags, delete unimportant stuff in your personal archive and so
> on. To get the best of both worlds best would be a forum gated to
> a mailing list and vice versa. Searching the mailing list would also be
> possible at mail-archive.com, or gmane..
<snip>

Ask yourself, if this list is populated by power email users _WHY_ almost nobody snips the
quottion when replying and replies get longer and longer.

Forums are much quicker and to the point.

-- 
Rory O'Farrell <ofarrwrk@iol.ie>


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