List Mail Formatting Netiquette [ie: 870 QVO]
- Reply: Jamie Landeg-Jones : "Re: List Mail Formatting Netiquette [ie: 870 QVO]"
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Date: Thu, 07 Apr 2022 20:02:45 UTC
On 4/7/22, email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > I answer below in bold blue for instance... > for better seeing my answers.... While you may think that helps people, in reality it does not, and it actually makes peoples mails much worse for the proper text based email using world, and sits among other random formats that randoms try to stuff down other peoples mailboxes, and they might not even show up in search engines, archives, onscreen, phones, etc. Read up on classic proper email formatting netiquette where, for very good reasons, it tells everyone to... turn off HTML mail, and to quit top posting and quit bulk quoting, and to trim what you're replying to down to only the relevant minimum context while writing your replies underneath that, and to delete addressees already present within list addresses, and to quit SHOUTING ALL CAPS, and to wrap non-code lines at around 68 chars, and to not break header threading (in-reply-to and references) when replying. This reminder actually for all lists and senders. Clean... https://docs.freebsd.org/cgi/getmsg.cgi?fetch=1514528+0+current/freebsd-hackers vs Chaos... https://docs.freebsd.org/cgi/getmsg.cgi?fetch=3049898+0+current/freebsd-hackers https://docs.freebsd.org/cgi/getmsg.cgi?fetch=3049898+0+current/freebsd-hackers+raw https://lists.freebsd.org/archives/freebsd-hackers/2022-April/000975.html https://lists.freebsd.org/archives/freebsd-hackers/2022-April/000975.txt Import the raw archives into your MUA to see even worse unreadably formatted things, and nice clean things too... rsync -nHaxi bit0.us-west.freebsd.org::FreeBSD-mailarchive/ Use the clean habit mailiquette rules to make reading the world better for everyone :)