Could we follow the Code of Conduct of Ubuntu mailing lists?

Jose Lopez josewendy1 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 16 14:17:59 UTC 2012


On Sat, Jun 16, 2012 at 8:33 AM, Ryan Gauger <rtgkid at gmail.com> wrote:

> I send my emails from my iPod, and I cannot figure out how to bottom-post.
> I have tried it, but it will not let me. Somebody, please tell me how to do
> this.
>
>
> On Jun 16, 2012, at 3:54 AM, Mika Suomalainen <
> mika.henrik.mainio at hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
> > Hash: SHA1
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > Could everyone on this list follow the Ubuntu ML CoC?
> >
> > There are at least two problems on emails with this list if we look at
> > http://www.ubuntu.com/support/community/mailinglists
> >
> > Problem 1: HTML mail.
> >
> > This causes downloading of emails to be very slow for some people who
> > are on slow mobile broadband connection (like me during week).
> >
> > - From CoC:
> >
> > ```
> > HTML mail
> >
> > Avoid sending emails in HTML format, if possible. Some people may find
> > it more difficult to read or reply to these emails. Also, HTML email
> > takes up more space, so people with restricted Internet access will be
> > happier to receive plain text emails.
> > ```
> >
> > If you cannot see what does that "HTML email takes up more space"
> > means, look at the message source. In Thunderbird and Icedove you can
> > see it by pressing CTRL + U.
> >
> > Problem 2: Topposting
> >
> > Many people on this list are replying above the original message. This
> > makes the email hard to read for someone who hasn't read the emails
> > before that. If everyone bottom posted, new subscriber could get all
> > information what happened on the thread before.
> >
> > - From CoC (under "Technical guidelines")
> >
> > ```
> > Write your email underneath the email which you are replying to.
> > ```
> >
> > NOTE: I don't mean that people who are limited by health or something
> > else should do this if they cannot. But keep in mind that most of
> > people in this list have no reason to break those guidelines and if
> > they have, I would be interested to hear the reasons unless they are
> > too private and in that case I cannot see any reason to break them.
> >
> > Thank you.
> >
> > - --
> > [Mika Suomalainen](https://mkaysi.github.com/) ||
> >
> > NOTICE! I am on mobile broadband with very limited time, so I cannot
> > read emails very much.
> > The best time to contact me is probably week ends when I have better
> > connectivity with good luck.
> >
> > [gpg --keyserver pool.sks-keyservers.net --recv-keys
> > 4DB53CFE82A46728](http://mkaysi.github.com/PGP/key.txt) ||
> > [Why do I sign my
> > emails?](http://mkaysi.github.com/PGP/WhyDoISignEmails.html) ||
> > [Please don't send
> > HTML.](http://mkaysi.github.com/articles/complaining/HTML.html) ||
> > [This signature](https://gist.github.com/2643070#file_icedove.md) ||
> >
> > [Please reply below this
> > line](http://mkaysi.github.com/articles/complaining/topposting.html)
> >
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+1 yes this conversation came around about a month ago
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