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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Netiquette: Is there an issue, and can we make the ASF more welcoming?
Date Mon, 08 Aug 2005 12:50:36 GMT
Bertrand Delacretaz wrote:
> Henning Schmiedehausen a ?crit :
> 
> >...For example, there are a lot of people that tell me, when they
> >met me in RL, that my mails sometimes sound very harsh because they
> >often contain only a single sentence or so..
> 
> I don't think one-liners are a problem generally at the ASF.
> 
> -Bertrand, wondering if this proves the point ;-)

However, Henning's analysis is spot on. The necessary
brevity could appear as harsh to some newcomers. Perhaps
a page of tips about such issues might help such people
feel more comfortable, and so we are all more productive.

-David

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