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Re: [Etiquette] Email Etiquette

From: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Jul 2012 22:05:33 -0600
Message-ID: <CACQ=j+dcLRuiUS_bZ_PihDj_GVzY8Pc0U29G_i-eUGUwnVjxiQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Josh Soref <jsoref@rim.com>
Cc: Core Mobile <public-coremob@w3.org>
Josh, You are probably the only one who can possibly remember all these
rules... I would suggest you replace them all with one simple rule... 'use
common sense'.

I VERY much hope I am violating one or more of these rules, e.g., top quote.

Disruptively, Glenn

On Thu, Jul 5, 2012 at 1:07 PM, Josh Soref <jsoref@rim.com> wrote:

> Hello, and welcome to a w3 mailing list.
>
> When you reply to a message, please use ">" as your quotation character.
>
> Do not prefix your content with something like "[myname]". Your content
> will be visible to everyone because it will *not* be prefixed by the
> quotation character (">").
>
> Do strip quoted text which is not relevant to your reply.
>
> Do not top quote. If you have comments, stick them in line. Do not stick
> them at the top. Do not write at the top "comments inline". People will
> know your comments are inline because that's what *EVERYONE* does.
>
> Please do not write in uppercase. It's considered bad form. If you need to
> _underscore_ something, you can do so as such, if you wanted to
> *strengthen* something you can similarly, and if you want to provide a
> certain /italic/ style, you may do that as well.
>
> And of course, email should be in Plain Text. Anything in rich text will
> be lost by the archives and appear poorly to many readers before they get
> that far.
>
> Your messages are archived [1]. If you need to include links within your
> message, please use [x] notation inline, and include the relevant links at
> the end of the message.
>
> W3 has a section about mailing list behavior, you can read for instance
> about Subject Tagging [2].
>
>
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-coremob/
> [2] http://www.w3.org/Mail/subject-tagging
>
>
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