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Subject: Re: Email ettiquette (was RE: windows won't detect my ipod)

Re: Email ettiquette (was RE: windows won't detect my ipod)

From: Tyler Wood <tcwood12_at_shaw.ca>
Date: Sat, 03 Mar 2007 07:04:46 -0600

Have a good day
- Tyler Wood

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Matthew Caron" <matt_at_mattcaron.net>
To: "Rockbox" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Friday, March 02, 2007 11:29 PM
Subject: Re: Email ettiquette (was RE: windows won't detect my ipod)
>> it the 'classical' way. ;) I find top-posted replies easier to read, it's
>> quicker, for me anyway, to view an entire conversation just based on 
>> jumping
>> to each email received in chronological order with the same topic.
>
> Then how do you know what someone is responding to? My problem with
> any-type of non-inline responding is that it lacks precision. For
> example, you know that I am specifically responding to what you said
> quoted above.
>
>> at least, there's no appreciable downsides to doing it, because you do 
>> have
>> the original message below the reply for clarity or context should you 
>> wish
>> to read it
>
> Which is even more confusing than when someone replies inline.
>
>> It's the classic 'old skool vs. nu skool' debate once again - I guess I'm 
>> in
>> the nu skool camp of email users insofar as method in which I write my
>> replies :)
>
> Or, conversely, you're in the old-old-school. You might as well be
> writing letters, no? :-)
>
>> Thoughts? Obvious pros/cons for top/bottom posting?
>
> In-lining (including bottom posting, which is basically an in-line reply
> with only one thing needing a reply) gives context and removes confusion.
> -- 
> --------------------------------------------------------------------
> PGP Key: http://www.mattcaron.net/pgp_key.txt
> ~~ Matt Caron ~~
>
Not when you've got >>>>>>>> signs to contend with. Is there a way to delete 
these with jaws or some such program? It can get *very* teedious at times.
Received on 2007-03-03

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