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From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 06 Jan 2012 10:43:13 -0800
Message-id: <8955F402-8E2B-4078-8A41-15A53E6F77BD@apple.com>
To: "www-style@w3.org list" <www-style@w3.org>

On Jan 6, 2012, at 10:34 , Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 6, 2012 at 9:28 AM, David Singer <singer@apple.com> wrote:
>> On Jan 5, 2012, at 10:31 , Matthew Wilcox wrote:
>> 
>>> Another example of email-list problem : I want to share the discussion
>>> publicly on Twitter. Nowhere im my mail client is there a URL I can
>>> copy and paste to share the discussion.
>> 
>> um, that's a failure of your client.  Archived-at is a header in all the emails.
>> 
>> <http://www.w3.org/mid/CAMCRKi+uMMCghEdFBS81+4_9QYYrh5sFK9w3U8+YgKvCN9E71Q@mail.gmail.com>
> 
> Note: the header only shows up if the *list* sent you an email.  If it
> was sent directly to you (because you were in the To or CC lists), you
> won't see the header and have to go archive diving.


It would only show up on a forum (and therefore have a URL) if you posted it on the forum, as well. :-)

Personally, I think email works fine;  I can batch up reading, read offline, flag important material, forward emails to colleagues for input.  The threading fails very rarely, honestly.

David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Friday, 6 January 2012 18:44:02 GMT

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