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Re: [Etiquette] Email Etiquette

From: Tobie Langel <tobie@fb.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Jul 2012 11:58:27 +0000
To: Core Mobile <public-coremob@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CC2093C8.8E15%tobie@fb.com>
On 7/6/12 12:40 AM, "Josh Soref" <jsoref@rim.com> wrote:

>Etiquette, part 2.
>
>Please try to use "person wrote:" as your header and not outlook style
>"-----Original Message-----" + 4 lines of garbage. In Outlook 2010,
>File>Options>Mail>Replies and forwards:
>
>When replying to a message: [Prefix each line of the original message |v]
>Preface each line in a plain-text message with: [ > ]
>
>Please don't cc people who are involved in the discussion. Discussion
>should be on the list and the list only. Cc'ing people who are involved
>results in them getting multiple copies, or only the copy that isn't to
>the list (depending on which thing is misconfigured). Neither of these
>states is healthy. It makes it easy for people to accidentally reply in
>private when they should be sending to the list. It also makes it easy
>for people to accidentally reply to the public because the last time they
>received something it was a personal message and they thought that the
>same would apply to the next message.  -- If people want to discuss
>things about Core Mobile, they can subscribe to the list, or read it via
>an archive service. If they're subscribed, they'll get an email whether
>or not you cc them. If they chose *not* to subscribe but read it via some
>other service, then your act of Cc'ing them is violating their preference
>not to get list discussion as email.

Care to update our work mode doc[1] with these suggestions?

Thanks,

--tobie

[1]: http://www.w3.org/community/coremob/workmode/
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