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Re: FYI: HTML targets in "Smart Questions"
- From: Raphael <raphael at oninet dot pt>
- To: Jim George <jim dot george at blueyonder dot co dot uk>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2002 22:23:28 +0100
- Subject: Re: FYI: HTML targets in "Smart Questions"
On Tue, 23 Jul 2002, Jim George wrote:
> > Include The Aunt Emily Faq in the welcome faq I would suggest, I myself
> > hate forinstance the wellbehaved educaters on this list who do not seem to
> > understand how the quoting machanisme works and persist in giving answers
> > above a message. But this is not the issue here.
> And of course you realise that that means someone is going to comment on it
> The problem is that there are so few good mail clients for cygwin, indeed I
> can only think of pine and sylpheed (the latter I'm only just compiling at
> the moment). Also there seems to be no standard as far as whether you
> answer above or below a previous mail...I've been involved in linux,
> windows, database, and mac mailing lists and they all have different
> beliefs! One to set a standard?
The standard very well exist and is not set by any warez, for more
informaition check http://www.faqs.org
> > I propose a cygwin-gurus.
> Agreed and a cygwin-dummies (where I will while away the rest of my hours
> replying to mails above and below and in between as my mood takes me :) ).
Nobody is able to stop you replying the way you want. Fact is the
readability of your message greatly promotes your message, I myself skip
message that I have to read upside down.
> > No, but surely if *everyone* on this list (gurus and newbies alike)
> > asked questions the "smart way" we'd all reap the benefits of a
> > better and more fruitful mailing list.
> > If you send them to redhat university they wouldn't even have to ask smart
> > questions, they would know smart answers upfront and where a hat (probably
> > red) with the letters Guru on it.
> Now you want to start a 'who is the best distribution' war?
You mean MicroSoft? (Raphael ducking!)
> > Thanks for your comments, you've helped me sharpen my thinking on
> > this somewhat controversial topic.
> > Thank you for your comments.
> > Raphael who is now somewhat upset.
> Cheer up I've finished too.
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